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Chalchiuhtlicue [picture postcard]

view Chalchiuhtlicue [picture postcard] digital asset number 1
Artist:
Covarrubias, Miguel 1904-1957
Publisher:
Tarjeta Postal
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 color item, 3.5" x 5.5"
Culture:
Indians of Mexico Religion
Aztecs Religion and Mythology
Type:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1930
1940
Undated
1900-1920
Summary:
Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex: a goddess wearing a headdress, a nose ring, and carrying two unidentified objects in her hands. She has a long, wide tail of jade, where images of tricksters are imprinted. Translation of caption at bottom of card: "She of the skirt of jades / Goddess of the waters." Unmailed card, no message, no postmark.
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, ca. 1880s-1970s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Local number:
AC0200-0000004 (AC Scan)
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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