Mola Face Masks
A NEW AND IMPROVED MOLA MASK IS FINALLY HERE*!
*Size: 8 inches wide x 5 inches tall
*Each mask is now made with a complete mola piece | No seam in the middle | Enjoy the full mola without interruptions
*Each mask is cut so it sits higher on the the nose bridge and cheek bones for added protection.
*Nose Wire for a fitted and confortable fit. No more fogged glasses
*New lining: knitted Tricot, a super soft and breathable polyester fabric
The outer layer of each mask is 100% Mola made out of cotton.
Pocket for filter: THREE anti-fluid filters included.
One size - adjustable to fit both children and adults.
String is braided by the women of the Wayuu community in Colombia.
Molas are the famous textile-art that forms part of the traditional women's clothing of the Guna [in the language itself spelled Kuna prior to a 2010 orthographic reform] people from Panama and parts of Colombia. Although it has its origin in body painting, after the European colonization molas were transferred to fabric using the reverse-appliqué technique.
Molas are hand-stitched using multiple layers of fabric - mostly cotton - A mola can take from two weeks to six months to make, depending on the complexity of the design.