Dear Customer,
Panama is in total lockdown. No tourists, no sales, no food, no medicine. That is what is happening to the Kuna, Wounaan and Embera tribes in Panama. We have worked with them since 1990 and know they are desperate. Traderbrock, Molamagic and Molamadness will match all sales revenue and use it to purchase molas, tagua carvings and baskets until the crisis is over. We have church pastors and others that sell regularly to us via photos and payment through Western Union. The art is shipped through the mail. We have been doing this for years but now it is critical to help the poorest of the poor. Please share this message with your friends.

Estimado cliente,
Panamá está en un encierro total. Sin turistas, sin ventas, sin comida, sin medicinas. Eso es lo que les está pasando a las tribus Kuna, Woumaan y Embera en Panamá. Hemos trabajado con ellos desde 1990 y sabemos que están desesperados. Traderbrock, Molamagic y Molamadness igualarán todos los ingresos de ventas y lo utilizarán para comprar molas, tallas de tagua y cestas hasta que termine la crisis. Tenemos pastores de iglesias y otros que nos venden regularmente a través de fotos y pagos a través de Western Union. El arte se envía por correo. Hemos estado haciendo esto durante años, pero ahora es fundamental ayudar a los más pobres de los pobres. Por favor, comparta este mensaje con sus amigos.


Kuna Indian Hand-Stitched "25" Mola-Panama 20052214mm

Regular price $29.99

This Mola measures 17" x 11".    

Folks, I am always asked for the significance of the "25". I thought it was for Christmas, 25 December. But I was straightened out 20 years ago and told the "25" is for 1925. 

In that year the Kunas had a bit of a war with Panama because a bunch of mainlanders came out to the Kuna's San Blas Islands and tried to force changes in dress, dance, etc. They were thoroughly thrashed and run off. Panama's government passed laws that gave the Kunas certain autonomy and ever since molas like this celebrate the event. 

I must point out it is a one-of-a-kind  treasure.  

Shipping is included within the USA.