National Geographic : 1944 Feb
Pottery and Blooms Flash the Color Range of the Rainbow Flower booths near the Palace of Fine Arts and on Avenida Hidalgo are best known to Mexico City's visitors. Xochimilco gardeners sell their finest blossoms in the Z6calo (Plate II) on Sunday mornings. Centerpiece for His Blanket IsMexico's Coat ofArms The spread-winged eagle ofgood omen, strangling aserpent, also stands triumphant in the center of theRepublic's flag. The symbol's history traces back to an old Aztec legend.