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Emerald

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; African Art (Sub-Saharan); Latin American and Caribbean Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 91 words.

Green variety of Beryl, mined in Upper Egypt and India from antiquity and in Colombia both before and after the Spanish Conquest. Nero is said to have watched gladiatorial contests...

Mola

Linda Mowat.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 19th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 337 words.

Term for a colourful appliqué blouse worn by Kuna Indian women on the mainland and San Blas Islands of Panama and in the Darien region of north-western Colombia. Mola is the Kuna...