This is a new, unused, vintage Mola purse. This cross body purse is black cotton, quilted Mola style with a Parrot motif. The multi colored bag has the Parrot on a perch with surrounding leaves and designs on the front. The back is quilted. The inside is an off white color fabric. The purse opens and closes with a zipper. The purse measures 8 x 8 inches. The strap is a 20 inch drop to the bag and may be knotted to size.
Note: The mola originated with the tradition of Kuna women of Panama painting their bodies with geometrical designs, using available natural materials and colors. Later, these same designs were woven into cotton, and later still, sewn using cloth bought from the European settlers of Panamá
Mola vintage new cross body purse shoulder bag