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STYLE - Humanities

Field label
STYLE
Field mnemonic
STY
Field name
  • Style
  • Association style
Field definition
This field contains the name of the style or stylistic association for the object. Fine art museums often use 'style' as a sub-division of the more general School/Style field.
Heading
DATING 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 the stylistic associations. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
To be used where the stylistic association cannot be included under Period (PER) or School/Style (SA). History museums use the term 'style' for decorative art. Fine art museums often use the term as a sub-division of the more general School/Style field (SA). See also, Period (PER) and School/Style (SA).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • Hepplewhite
  • Sheraton
  • Pointillist
  • Abstract
  • Hepplewhite
  • Sheraton
  • pointillisme
  • néo-impressionnisme
Discipline
  • Art
Source
  • Fine and Decorative Arts Task Force
Field label (French)
ASSOCIATIONS DE STYLE
Field mnemonic (French)
STY

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