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Mola

Panamanian (Kuna)
Mid 20th century


Accession Number

2018.3820

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton; reverse appliqued and embroidered

Not On View

Classifications

Textiles

Red cotton panel with reverse appliqued and embroidered design of a dog(?) in polycrome cotton yarns.

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