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Detail of Moctezuma’s headdress

Detail of Moctezuma’s headdress

Courtesy of the Werner-Forman Archive

A detail of the gold and featherwork headdress supposed to have been given by Moctezuma II to Cortés as a gift for his sovereign. Quetzal feathers and gold appliqué. Museum für Völkerkunde, Vienna, Austria.

The Werner-Forman Archive