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
One Bowling Green
New York, NY

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House Floor Plan

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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