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San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles: Fabric Tattoos: Spirit of the The Mola

September 2, 2009 by Britex Fabrics 0 comments

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
Aug 4 through Oct 25, 2009
Fabric Tattoos: Spirit of the The Mola
Molas are a traditional Panamanian textile created by the Kuna people of the San Blas islands and worn in their costumes. They are created using a unique reverse appliqué technique, where the layers of colored cotton cloth are turned under to reveal the colors in the layers below.
Spirit of the Mola