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DECORATIVE MOTIF SHOULDER - Humanities

Field label
DECORATIVE MOTIF SHOULDER
Field mnemonic
DMS
Field name
  • Decorative Motif Shoulder
  • Motif décoratif de l'épaule
Field definition
This field indicates the non-functional decorative motifs present on the shoulder of the object.
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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 user defined keywords to describe the decorative patterns applied on the shoulder. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
See also, other Decorative Motif fields with mnemonics prefixed by 'DM', Decorative Technique (DT) and Pattern Name (PTN).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • floral ?
  • grape clusters
  • children
  • feuilles d'amarante
  • vrilles de vigne
  • grappes d'enfants
Discipline
  • History
  • Art
Field label (French)
MOTIF DECORATIF DE L'EPAULE
Field mnemonic (French)
MDE

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