Design Motifs of Ancient Mexico

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Courier Corporation, 1953 - Art - 153 pages
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"Here is an unusual collection of pictorial material for artists, commercial designers, handicraft workers, and at-home hobbyists - 766 vigorous primitive designs that will add color and strong, rhythmic lines to textile work, leathercraft, wood and metalwork, advertising art, and other areas where novel decorative ideas are at a premium. 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. This book is the finest inexpensive collection of such motifs to be found anywhere." -back cover.
  

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