Cotton: reverse appliqué, appliqué, embroidery
Overall: 38.7 x 55.9 cm (15 1/4 x 22 in.)
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. F. Louis Hoover 1971.215
As in many places, concerns with sickness and healing feature prominently in Guna society. Traditional healing methods require the intervention of trained medicine men and their tools. This panel features six incense braziers, sometimes used to expel disease.
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