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CURRENT CONDITION - Humanities

Field label
CURRENT CONDITION
Field mnemonic
KPC
Field name
  • Current Condition
  • Etat actuel de conservation
Field definition
This field contains an assessment of the overall condition or details of deterioration of the object at the date recorded in Current Condition Date.
Heading
CONDITION FIELDS
Comments
NOTE: This field has NOT been updated as part of the May 2010 Data Dictionary update. Priority for the Data Dictionary update was given to those fields that are required or strongly recommended for Artefacts Canada contribution. The Entry Rules for this field will be updated at a later date.
Entry rules
Enter keywords or phrases to describe the overall condition of the item, from most recent to original assessment, and enter the corresponding dates in Current Condition Date (KPCD). A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Current Condition Date (KPCD), Examiner (KEXN) and Conservation File Number (KFL).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • glass, handblown, cracked, chipped, good
  • ceramic, moulded, chipped, good
  • metal, wrought, corroded, poor
  • verre, soufflé, craquelé, ébréché, bon
  • céramique, moulé, ébréché, bon
  • métal, forgé, corrodé, médiocre
Discipline
  • Conservation
Source
  • Archaeology (Specimens) Task Force
  • History Task Force
  • Ethnology Task Force
  • Fine and Decorative Arts Task Force
Field label (French)
ÉTAT ACTUEL DE CONSERVATION
Field mnemonic (French)
EAK

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