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Akwanan mor
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Akwanan mor, rock's mother mola
cotton appliqué
75 x 89 cm

The name of this mola most likely refers to a large grinding stone from a corn mill that may have come from Germany, and was sold to traders in Kuna Yala during the earlier part of this century. Cacique Carlos López remembers this brand of corn mill from his childhood. In the center of the image are four openings where the corn was dropped in to be ground. Collected in 1922 and presented by Lady Richmond Brown and F.A. Mitchell Hedges.

object number: 16/6449