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A San Blas Islands textile

A highly colourful San Blas Islands mola applique textile, depicting a zoomorphic winged dragon-like creature with a bird perched on its tail, surrounded by abstract shapes.

Panama, early 20th century
The San Blas Islands, an archipelago off the coast of Panama, are home to the indigenous Guna people, who are famous for their brightly coloured textiles, known as molas, made with appliques.

H: 54cm
W: 64cm

Price: £550

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