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INITIAL CONDITION - Humanities

Field label
INITIAL CONDITION
Field mnemonic
KIC
Field name
  • Initial condition
  • Etat initial de conservation
Field definition
This field contains an assessment of the overall condition of the object at the time of acquisition.
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 indicating the overall condition of the item at the time of acquisition.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Condition Date (KICD), and Object State (OPS).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • faded plumage
  • excellent
  • deteriorated
  • bord de soie décoloré
  • coton élimé
  • objet en excellent état de conservation
  • plumage décoloré
Discipline
  • Conservation
Field label (French)
ETAT INITIAL DE CONSERVATION
Field mnemonic (French)
EIK

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