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unknown Panamanian
Panamanian Primary

Bird Mola

Mid 20th century to 1985

Greatest Dimensions
14 1/8 x 18 in. (35.878 x 45.72 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2022.12.73
Geography: North and Central America, Republic of Panama
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Clothing
Culture/Nationality: Panamanian

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This object has the following keywords:
  • 20th century
  • 21st century
  • adornments
  • Art, Panamanian
  • birds - Stylized images of birds or birds' heads.
  • birds
  • cloth - Generally, textile that is woven, felted, knit, pounded, or otherwise made into a flat piece. For textile in the form of continuous strands made from filaments of fiber by reeling, spinning, twisting, or throwing, see "yarn."
  • clothing - Coverings for the torso, limbs, hands, feet, and head for warmth, fashion, or to cover nudity. It generally excludes other items of costume such as jewelry, crowns, and other accessories that are purely decorative or symbolic and have no practical function.
  • Molas
  • South American - Refers to the cultures of the continent of South America, which is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, Central America, and the Antarctic region.

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