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MARKS/LABELS - Humanities

Field label
MARKS/LABELS
Field mnemonic
MKSL
Field name
  • Marks/Labels
  • Etiquette ou poinçon
Field definition
This field contains a description of the maker's marks or labels associated with 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 the maker or manufacturer marks or labels.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Markings (MKS), Brand Name (BRN) and Inscription (NTRLT).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • Label on back of drawer states, from Bear River
  • copyright label on backplate
  • watermark
  • foolscap
  • L'étiquette à l'arrière du tiroir indique que l'armoire provient de Pointes-aux-Bouleaux.
  • F,DL dans un cartouche partiellement dentelé et encadré au bout et au bas d'un autre poinçon en forme de feuille dont les nervures forment un «y» renversé.
  • poinçon apposé sous le gobelet
  • poinçons : MC de 1714-1715 : X couronné
  • D de Paris 1713-1717 : deux L enlacés et couronnés
Discipline
  • Multidiscipline
Source
  • History extra Task Force
  • Ethnology extra Task Force
Field label (French)
ETIQUETTE OU POINÇON
Field mnemonic (French)
ETIQ

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