ocelotl tlahuiztli

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Scope note
A body-encasing costume in the form of a jaguar with a quetzal-feather crest on the head. Worn by prestigious Mexica warriors of postclassic central Mexico. They are depicted in both Native and colonial documents in a variety of colors, indicating that they were likely constructed out of feathers as well as actual jaguar pelts.
ocelotl tlahuiztli
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024