petlacalli (MH554v)

petlacalli (MH554v)
Element from a Compound

Glyph or Iconographic Image Description: 

This black-line drawing of the element petlacalli (woven container) has been taken from the personal name glyph, Tozpetlacal (see below).

Description, Credit: 

Stephanie Wood

Date of Manuscript: 


Creator's Location (and place coverage): 

Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico

Cultural Content & Iconography: 
Cultural Content, Credit: 

Jeff Haskett-Wood

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

petlacal(li), a container made of straw, a deep basket with a cover, in which things were stored, a woven wicker hamper,

Image Source: 

Matrícula de Huexotzinco, folio 554v, World Digital Library,

Image Source, Rights: 

This manuscript is hosted by the Library of Congress and the World Digital Library; used here with the Creative Commons, “Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License” (CC-BY-NC-SAq 3.0).