ichcatl (Mdz38r)

ichcatl (Mdz38r)

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This green and orange painting provides an iconographic example for the noun ichcatl (cotton). It has a three-part boll of cotton with a three-part sepal.

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Gloss Image: 
Source Manuscript: 
Date of Manuscript: 

c. 1541, but by 1553 at the latest

Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Mexico City

Glyph or Iconographic Image: 
Relevant Nahuatl Dictionary Word(s): 

ichca(tl), unspun cotton or wool, https://nahuatl.wired-humanities.org/content/ichcatl

Image Source: 

Codex Mendoza, folio 38 recto, https://digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/objects/2fea788e-2aa2-4f08-b6d9-648c00..., image 86 of 188.

Image Source, Rights: 

Original manuscript is held by the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, MS. Arch. Selden. A. 1; used here with the UK Creative Commons, “Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License” (CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0)