Mola Designs: Patterns from Panama Coloring Book
48 pages with 22 images to color
• Soft cover book with staple binding
• High-quality paper perfect for colored pencils, pens, and markers
• Printed with soy-based inks
• Sturdy cover to ensure long-lasting enjoyment
• Coloring pages are blank on the back so they can be cut out and displayed
Published with the Museum of International Folk Art
Size: 8.5 x 11 x .25 in.
The Kuna Indian women of the San Blas Archipelago, a 140-mile group of islands off the Gulf Coast of Panama, have sewn and worn molas for a century or more. Mola, a Kuna word for blouse, also refers to the decorative panels that make up parts of the traditional blouse. Molas may be adorned with abstract or geometric shapes, plants and animals, representations of daily life, or, more recently, icons from outside cultures. This coloring book presents line drawings of mola designs traced from reproductions of the original textiles, which are shown on the inside covers in full color.