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Molas

Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.)

Molas

art of the Cuna Indians.

by Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.)

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Published by Textile Museum of Washington in (s.l.) .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14117296M

Kuna Mola Book. The sale of molas is the only major source of income for the Kunas. Kuna Fabric Gallery. Kuna Fabric in lovely designs, so you can design your own project. Man's Mola Shirt Mola Necktie. A one-of-a-kind Christmas Gift for your love ones. Mola Blouses. As an inspiration for their designs the Kuna first used the geometric patterns which have been used for body painting in ancient times. After the arrival of the Spanish the Kuna had access to fabric and they started to transfer their motives onto textiles. The exact date when reverse applique was used for the first time, is not known, but it is assumed the the first Molas have been made

Molas, the distinctive blouses made and worn by Kuna women in Panama, are collected by thousands of enthusiasts as well as by anthropological museums all over the world. This book, based on original research, explores the origin of the mola in the early twentieth century, how it became part of the everyday dress of Kuna women, and its role Author: Diana Marks. Children's Book Illustration: King on Cat [] The size and technique indicate that this mola dates back to the s or 60s. It is taken from a children’s book illustration of a king riding a cat. The mola is very carefully done and, although it now shows some fading, that is not : Gustavo Evangelista.

Is Molas Resort is located in Pula. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Baia Chia Beach and Fichi Beach, while Giovanni Patroni Archaelogical Museum and Archaeological Area of Nora are cultural highlights. Looking to get your feet wet? Scuba diving, water skiing and windsurfing adventures can be found near the property/10(29). About molas. Canal Zone: The Florida State University, Isthmian Anthropology Society, ([Canal Zone]: Panama Canal Press) (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Isthmian Anthropology Society. OCLC Number: Language Note: English and Spanish, with Spanish text on inverted pages. Description.


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Molas by Textile Museum (Washington, D.C.) Download PDF EPUB FB2

The mola is a multilayered textile art form and metaphor for the story of the Kuna, indigenous people of Panama. With over images covering more than a century of molas, this book provides insights into design sources and influences for molas, perspectives on the aesthetic practices of women creating them, and hints for collecting and preserving this colorful textile art form/5(13).

The spectacular fabric designs in vibrant tropical colors that appear on the front and back panels of molas give us a window into Cuna life. We may see a day in school, mythical birds, the Molas book of Noah, jungle animals, or a girl's coming-of-age.

Author Maricel Presilla learned how to /5(4). Mola, which originally meant bird plumage, is the Kuna Indian word for clothing, specifically blouse, and the word mola has come to mean the elaborate embroidered panels that make up the front and back of a Kuna woman's traditional blouse.

The vibrant reds of the traditional mola have entranced fashion designers and are often found as bright. Publications. MOLA has produced over a hundred archaeological publications, ranging from academic monographs to popular books and fieldwork manuals.

Our award-winning publications are produced to a high quality by our dedicated publications team, which. About Molas Lake Park and Campground.

Molas Lake Campground has more than 50 campsites serving tent-campers, small RV's and pop-ups, and a few sites over 1, square feet to serve even the largest RV's. The park has one water pump, several clean and.

Is Molas Resort is rated "Good" by our guests. Take a look through our photo library, read reviews from real guests and book now with our Price Guarantee. We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/10(29). For bookings made on or after April 6,be sure to consider the risk of the coronavirus (COVID) and associated government measures.

If you don’t book a flexible rate, you may not be entitled to a refund. Your cancellation request will be handled by the property, based on your chosen policy and consumer law where on: 71 Molo gatvė, Klaipėda, Lithuania, Klaipeda county.

The Mola: Traditional Kuna Textile Art. likes. Insights into design sources and influences for molas, aesthetic practices of women creating them, and hints for collecting and preserving : Edith Crouch.

Relais Rio Molas is rated "Exceptional" by our guests. Take a look through our photo library, read reviews from real guests and book now with our Price Guarantee. We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/10(12).

The Mola, or Molas, is a hand-made textile that forms part of the traditional women's clothing of the Kuna people from Panamá and parts of full costume includes a patterned wrapped skirt (saburet), a red and yellow headscarf (musue), arm and leg beads (wini), a gold nose ring (olasu) and earrings in addition to the mola blouse (dulemor).

Molas. book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This volume offers over 25 projects on the folk art of molas - brilliantly co 4/5. Molas&#;the colorful appliqué patterns of the Kuna Indians&#;originated in the San Blas Islands of Panama. Now, you can sew these brilliant folk-art designs, so prized by collectors and artists everywhere, in your own home.

Twenty-five easy projects from note cards, ornaments, and Author: Kate Mathews. Molas Cafe, Labuanbajo, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia. 10, likes 3 talking about this 1, were here. Restaurant, Pool lounge, food, drinks and music/5(38).

This is not a how-to book. It has great photos of some excellent molas, and simple descriptions of the people who make them in the San Blas islands off the coast of Panama.

There are also photos of molas as they have been used for more than a century as the focal frontpiece and backpiece of holiday garments. Wonderful, simple book/5. While the government eventually granted some autonomy to the islands, the mola forever became a symbol of political resistance, according to Diana Marks, author of the book “Molas: Dress, Identity, Culture.” She writes, “The purposeful promotion of political and social issues displayed on dress may be considered a direct form of activism.”.

Mola motives have their origin in body painting like they are still used by many indigenous groups of Latin America. A main concept in Molas is to leave as little unworked space as possible as the Kunas believe that evil spirits can settle in the free spaces. A similar principle is applied in the history of European art, known as 'horror vacui' - the fear of emtpy space - the result can be.

'MOLA worked hard to achieve this completion and bought into our philosophies of collaboration and working in an injury free environment.' Bill James, Skanska. Research and Community. Our innovative research and dynamic community engagement initiatives unlock the power of archaeology, heritage and place to enrich lives.

Community Archaeology. As the outside world impinged on the Kunas more and more, book and magazine illustrations, record covers, and other images and objects that the men of the islands brought back from nearby Panama City also attracted Kuna women.

The molas in this collection date from the s to the : Richard O'toole. Make a mola: a fantastic example of folk-art from Panamá. Beautiful Panamá: the tropical and mountainous isthmus with coasts on the Caribbean and Pacific that connects the the northern coast of Panamá, there is a string of idyllic islands (an archipelago) called the San Blas Islands.

Molas purchased by US citizens living in the Canal Zone, and by tourists, especially US tourists, are found in many museum collections of molas, often donated many years after acquisition. The other major source for museums relates to collections made by anthropologists and other researchers who spent time in the San Blas, including during.

At Molas svečių namai rooms have a closet and a flat-screen TV. Akropolis Shopping and Entertainment Centre is 5 miles from the accommodation, while Homeland Farewell is miles from the property.

The nearest airport is Palanga, 21 miles from Molas svečių namai, and the property offers a /10(58).Molas Pass, elevat feet, is another high mountain pass along US It was crystal clear and very beautiful when we were there. There is ample parking and a nice viewpoint.

There is also a restroom, but it was terrible and badly in need of cleaning. While not as high 5/5(56).The mola, also called the giant ocean sunfish, is gigantic. In fact, it's the largest of all bony fish.

These giant sunfish can grow to weigh as much as 5, pounds (2, kilograms). That's almost as much as a small pickup truck. The huge fish may reach a length of 14 feet (4 meters) from face to tail and 10 feet (3 meters) measured from back to stomach.