The Resource Design motifs of ancient Mexico, Jose Enciso

Design motifs of ancient Mexico, Jose Enciso

Label
Design motifs of ancient Mexico
Title
Design motifs of ancient Mexico
Statement of responsibility
Jose Enciso
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Here is an unusual collection of pictorial material - 766 vigorous primitive designs, all of it copyright free. The book reproduces plumed serpents, calendrical elements, wind gods, insects, toads, lizards, birds, real and mythological animals, flowers, demons, the human head and figure, and hundreds of abstract ornamental designs derived from carved seals of the Aztec, Maya, Totonac, Zapotec, Olmec, Toltec, and other early Mexican cultures
Member of
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1879-1969
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Enciso, Jorge
Dewey number
970.6745
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translation of Sellos del antiguo México
LC call number
F1219.3.A7
LC item number
E53 1953
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indian art
  • Seals (Numismatics)
  • Mexico
Label
Design motifs of ancient Mexico, Jose Enciso
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of Sellos del antiguo México
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Geometric motifs. Zigzags; Triangles; Squares; Circles; Spirals; Steps; Stepped-fret patterns; Crosses; Various geometric motifs -- Natural forms-Flora. Flowers; Vegetables; Blue worm; Shells; Spiders and various insects; Butterflies; Fishes; Toads, frogs; Lizards; Serpents; Plumed serpents; Fire serpents; Flint serpents; Fantastic serpents; Alligators; Buzzards; Owls; Eagles; Humming-birds; Pheasants; Aquatic birds; Quetzals; Various unidentified birds; Fantastic birds; Deer; Dogs, wolves (coyotes); Jaguars, pumas; Various and unidentified mammals; Monkeys; Fantastic animals -- The human body. Human figures; Heads and deities; Skulls; Hands; Fantastic human figures -- Artificial forms. Twists and braids; Rattles; 'Patolli'; Movement; Decorations related to architecture; Trophies; Emblems; Decorations of chronological significance
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
153 pages (chiefly illustrations)
Isbn
9780486200842
Lccn
53013273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)493265
  • (OCoLC)ocm00493265
Label
Design motifs of ancient Mexico, Jose Enciso
Publication
Note
Translation of Sellos del antiguo México
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Geometric motifs. Zigzags; Triangles; Squares; Circles; Spirals; Steps; Stepped-fret patterns; Crosses; Various geometric motifs -- Natural forms-Flora. Flowers; Vegetables; Blue worm; Shells; Spiders and various insects; Butterflies; Fishes; Toads, frogs; Lizards; Serpents; Plumed serpents; Fire serpents; Flint serpents; Fantastic serpents; Alligators; Buzzards; Owls; Eagles; Humming-birds; Pheasants; Aquatic birds; Quetzals; Various unidentified birds; Fantastic birds; Deer; Dogs, wolves (coyotes); Jaguars, pumas; Various and unidentified mammals; Monkeys; Fantastic animals -- The human body. Human figures; Heads and deities; Skulls; Hands; Fantastic human figures -- Artificial forms. Twists and braids; Rattles; 'Patolli'; Movement; Decorations related to architecture; Trophies; Emblems; Decorations of chronological significance
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
153 pages (chiefly illustrations)
Isbn
9780486200842
Lccn
53013273
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)493265
  • (OCoLC)ocm00493265

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