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Blouse

Mola

Panamanian (Kuna)
1960s?


Accession Number

2018.3795

Medium or Technique

cotton plain weave, reverse appliqued and embroidered with cotton

Not On View

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s blue blouse decorated with panel of appliqued and embroidered fish in red, yellow, and blue

Provenance

Between about 1962 and 1989, acquired by Emanuel Balkin and Lorraine Balkin (b. 1930 - d. 2017) for Décor International, Boston; 2018, gift of Emanuel Balkin to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)

NOTE: Emanuel and Lorraine Balkin founded and operated the gallery Décor International from 1962 until 1989.

Credit Line

Gift of Emanuel Balkin