The Art of Being Kuna: Layers of Meaning Among the Kuna of Panama

September 13, 1998 – March 21, 1999

National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center
Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House
One Bowling Green
New York, NY

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House

This 300-work exhibition focuses primarily on the "molas" (colorful, richly decorated applique blouses), for which the Kuna are world-renowned. Other objects include gold jewelry, wooden sculptures, musical instruments, and basketry.

Organized by the Fowler Museum of Cultural History, University of California/Los Angeles.

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