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"Molas" are the traditional textile panels which are carefully crafted using layers of appliqué by the Kuna people of Panama

mola samples from the Republic of Panama

is The Kuna's eye for vibrant color, design and their mastery of the reverse applique technique is the central element of these Kicks. The fusion .

Mola for the bathroom...?

This unframed mola tapestry features a blue background depicting a fish and was entirely hand-stitched by Kuna women of the San Blas Islands in Panama. Multilayer fabric tapestries like this piece can brighten any wall.

The women from the Kuna Indians of the San Blas Islands, Panama wear brightly colored blouses with cotton panels of reverse applique. The intricate and beautiful designs of fish, plants and animals reflect the island environment of the Kunas.

The Women from the Kuna Indians of the San Blas Islands, Panama Wear Brightly Colored Blouses with Cotton Panels of REVERSE APPLIQUÉ. The Intricate & Beautiful Designs of Fish, Plants & Animals Reflect the Island Environment of the Kunas

The Kuna people of the San Blas Islands off the coast of Panama preserve their cultures in the bright patterns of Molas.

Class #3 – Culture Design Presentation of Costa Rica

The Helpful Art Teacher: Molas. Beautiful fabric designs by the Kuna people of Panama

Molas are a form of reverse applique using many layers of fabric. In a later lesson we will sew simple molas out of.