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Title [Document concerning property of Pedronilla Francisca and Constantino San Felipe] [art original]
Document Type Manuscript; Art
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Pictorial document showing property belonging to Pedronilla Francisca, wife of Costantino San Felipe, and to Juliana Tlaco, her daughter-in-law. The document, related to property litigation from 1575-76 between Pedronilla Francisca and Juliana Tlaco, both Indians of Xochimilco, shows plans of two houses and nine plots of land. Also included are drawings of other possessions, such as chests, cocoa cups, a hoe, pieces of cloth, and items of clothing. Names in Spanish indicate ownership, while Indian place names are given in both writing and glyphs.
Names Pedronilla Francisco; Felipe, Costantino San; Tlaco, Juliana
Places Xochimilco, Mexico
Keywords art, illustration, property, landowner, litigation, trial, Spain, New Spain, Mexican
Theme Indigenous Peoples of Mexico; American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Mesoamerica
Language Nahuatl; Spanish
Physical Description 1 art original: ink and watercolor on native paper; 37x42cm
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT oversize Ayer MS 1901
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue