University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:95-10-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kuna
Provenience: Panama
San Blas Islands
Culture Area: Central America
Date Made: Ca. 1970-1980s
Early Date: 1965
Late Date: 1989
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Iconography:Frog?
Star
Monkey
Bird
Corn
Length: 37 cm
Width: 47 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Judith Gross, 1995

Description

Square panel of pieced fabrics sewn together. Red background, black foreground. Flying figure (frog?), a star, a monkey holding a bird, and 4 corn symbols inside central triangle. Two long-tailed birds flank the triangle. Similar to 95-10-8.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, and Gold in Ancient Panama (07 Feb 2015 - 02 Nov 2015) View Objects in Exhibition

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