Mola with bird and dragon

Accession number 2011.4.334

Material Information

Mola with bird and dragon
Physical Description:
Kuna people ( Artist )
Read, Bertha B. ( donor )
Cotton factory cloth
12 x 16 inches


Subjects / Keywords:
kuna   ( lcsh )
Cuna textile fabric   ( lcsh )
Cuna art


This mola depicts what is likely a dragon, with claws and a spiked tail; a series of triangular shapes probably indicate fire that the creature is breathing fire. A bird stands on its back.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
Panama Canal Museum Collection at the University of Florida
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Resource Identifier:
accession number - 2011.4.334
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