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MARKINGS - Humanities

Field label
MARKINGS
Field mnemonic
MKS
Field name
  • Markings
  • Marques de surface
Field definition
This field contains an account of distinguishing markings on the object.
Heading
DESCRIPTIVE 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 any distinguishing markings.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Marks/Labels (MKSL), Surface Markings (SURM) and Surface Finish (SURF).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • seams along both sides
  • scratches from lathe visible on legs
  • coutures des deux côtés
  • égratignures visibles sur les pattes
Discipline
  • Multidiscipline
Field label (French)
MARQUES DE SURFACE
Field mnemonic (French)
MQS

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