Mola with bird and dragon

Accession number 2011.4.334

Material Information

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

Subjects

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

Notes

Abstract:
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
Rights Management:
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Resource Identifier:
accession number - 2011.4.334
System ID:
AA00016634:00001