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ID: 300404929
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300404929

 

Record Type: concept
quetzalli (feather (material), keratinous material, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Long, flexible, iridescent green tail plumes of the resplendant quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno). These feathers held extremely high value in Nahua societies and were used in luxurious costumes, including back devices and headdresses.
 
Terms:
quetzalli (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,L,N)
quetzalli (Dutch-P,D,NT,U)
quetzalli (Nahuatl-P,D,U,N)
quetzallin (C,U,English,UF,L,N)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by origin>
............ <materials by origin> (G)
Hierarchy of biological material
................ biological material (G)
Hierarchy of animal material
.................... animal material (G)
Hierarchy of keratinous material
........................ keratinous material (G)
Hierarchy of feather (material)
............................ feather (material) (G)
Hierarchy of quetzalli
................................ quetzalli (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Lange, buigzame, iriserend groene staartveren van de quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno). Deze veren golden als zeer waardevol in Nahua-gemeenschappen en werden gebruikt in luxe kostuums, en ook voor rug- en hoofdtooien.  

Related concepts:
derived/made from ....  Pharomachrus mocinno (species)
................................  (Trogoniformes (order), Aves (class), ... Living Organisms (hierarchy name)) [300410248]

Sources and Contributors:
quetzalli............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred, VP-intern Preferred]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
....................  Castelló Yturbide, El arte plumaria en México (1993)
....................  Haag, et al. El penacho del México antiguo (2012)
....................  Karttunen, An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl (1983)
....................  Russo, El encuentro de dos mundos artísticos en el arte plumario mexicano, Prehistoria (1998)
....................  Russo, et al. Images Take Flight: Feather Art in Mexico and Europe (2015)
quetzallin............  [VP]
.......................  Tomlinson, The Singing of the New World (2007)
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  UvA Talen
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, VP-intern]
.......... Getty Research Institute [online] (1997-) A.Caplan
.......... Karttunen, An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl (1983)
.......... Russo, et al. Images Take Flight: Feather Art in Mexico and Europe (2015)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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