The Mola is approx 13 3/4" x 18".
The Kunas live on the San Blas Islands and on the Darien peninsula in Kuna Yala
Kuna women make and wear blouses decorated with appliqued cloth, reverse appliqued cloth and embroidery.
The blouses, and their decorative front and rear panels, are referred to as molas.
The best molas are amazing works of textile folk art – on par with great quilts from America or Asafo flags from Ghana...
There are zebras, giraffes, a rhino, crocodile, flamingos, camels, elephants and birds.
It is 36" W x 24" L.
Ready to be framed or can be hung on the wood frame as is.
There is a small puncture in the middle right of the painting and a few small tears near the top edge where the wood frame meets the canvas which are hardly noticeable in this busy painting.
The back of the painting has some foxing.
It is signed in the...
It is 4 1/2" tall and 5 1/2" wide.
She has beautiful long hair and well detailed scales on her tail.
I believe she was part of an old fish bowl holder.
She is marked Verona Pat Pend on one side and 468 A on the other side.
She has a much darker patina than in the photos.