Mola Blouse

By Brianna, Sam, Ryan, and Ta'Leah : Day 1, Hour 6

Our item is a blouse and it is worn by women.

Mola blouse is worn in Panama and in the San Blas Islands.

Culture Connections

This is a video of Kuna Indians making a Mola Blouse.
Kuna Indians making Mola Textiles for Kunaprints.com Mola Shoes

Cost and When it Can be Worn

The mola blouse costs $79.99 and if it's hand made it's worn only on special occasions and if it's made by a machine then it can be worn any day of the year.

Resources

Santamaria, Natalia. Kuna Indians Making Mola Textiles for Kunaprints.com Mola Shoes. YouTube. YouTube, n.d.

Web. 21 Apr. 2014. <http://youtu.be/gM36TqVcncI>.


“Kuna Indian Mola Blouse.” Williams Gallery West. Williams Gallery West, 2013. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. <http://www.galwest.com/folk_art/central_america/mola_blouse.htm>.


Schultz, Candy. “Mola Blouse.” Postcards from Panama. Word Press, 20 Oct. 2008. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. <http://pananani.wordpress.com/2008/10/20/mola-blouse/>.


“San Blas Islands, Panama.” Vacations to Go. Vacations to Go, 2014. Web. 21 Apr. 2014. <http://www.vacationstogo.com/cruise_port/San_Blas_Islands__Panama.cfm>.


Panama Molas. N.p., 1 Jan. 2009. Web. 23 Apr. 2014.
<http://www.panama-mola.com/history-en.htm>.


“Mola (Art Form).” Wikipedia. Wikimedia, 6 Mar. 2014. Web. 23 Apr. 2014. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mola_(art_form)>.