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Posted 1 year ago

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I've recently acquired this quilting/needlework piece. I must admit I know nothing about it, other than that I found it aesthetically appealing.

Do you know anything about this piece/style/artwork?

Thank you for checking it out!

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  1. too_much_stuff, 1 year ago
    "In the west, when we refer to molas, we are talking about intricately patterned “reverse appliqué” textiles produced by the Kuna women of Central America and worn as blouses, though to the Kuna, mola simply means any piece of cloth."

    more info here
    http://visualculture09.wordpress.com/2009/10/15/molas-a-traditional-contemporary-art-form/
  2. washingtoncrunch washingtoncrunch, 1 year ago
    Hey too_much_stuff! That's it! Thank you so much for sharing this knowledge!

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