"Molas are made by members of the Kuna Indian culture, who live in parts of a mainland strip in northwestern Colombia and on the islands of San Blas in Panama . . . made with reverse-applique needlework. Two or more layers of cloth are stitched together so that the design shows through openings in the layers . . . Molas have their origin in body painting (tattoos) that was transfered to cloth. They represent their cosmogonic thought, a graphic vision of a world full of color . . . "