This unique and unusual resource contains 503 black-and-white symbols and designs reproduced from Aztec, Maya, Zapotec, and other early Mexican cultures. Explore and enjoy hundreds of striking images: plumed serpents, animals, flowers, demons, human figures, and many others. Commercial designers, cra... read more
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This unique and unusual resource contains 503 black-and-white symbols and designs reproduced from Aztec, Maya, Zapotec, and other early Mexican cultures. Explore and enjoy hundreds of striking images: plumed serpents, animals, flowers, demons, human figures, and many others. Commercial designers, craftworkers, artists, and hobbyists will find a wealth of convenient, beautiful, and unconventional motifs to add to an endless array of projects! "A rich source of inspiration." — San Francisco Examiner.
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