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ID: 300379350
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300379350

 

Record Type: concept
gilding (material) (<metal by form>, metal, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: A thin layer of gold or other metal that has been applied as a decorative surface finish, whether the metal was applied as a thin leaf, by electroplating, or as a thin paint layer. Examples of gilding include that applications on paintings, furniture, frames, sculptures, and the edges of pages of books.
 
Terms:
gilding (material) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
verguldsel (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,N)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of inorganic material
................ inorganic material (G)
Hierarchy of metal
.................... metal (G)
Hierarchy of <metal by form>
........................ <metal by form> (G)
Hierarchy of gilding (material)
............................ gilding (material) (G)

Related concepts:
composed of ....  gold (metal)
....................  (<gold and gold alloy>, nonferrous metal, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300011021]
produces ....  gilding (technique)
................  (metallizing, <surface covering processes and techniques>, ... Processes and Techniques (hierarchy name)) [300053789]

Sources and Contributors:
gilding (material)............  [VP Preferred]
...................................  Grove Art Online (2008-)
...................................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
...................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
verguldsel............  [VP]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-) okayed via email 7 September 2012
.......................  Rijksmuseum XML files (2012)
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)

 

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