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Mola (Panama), late 19th century

This is a Mola. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is cotton and its technique is reverse appliqué. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. M. Walter Daub.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 64 x 41 cm (25 3/16 x 16 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Mola (Panama), late 19th century; cotton; H x W: 64 x 41 cm (25 3/16 x 16 1/8 in.); 1969-61-2

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