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ID: 300011948

 

Record Type: concept
beech (wood) (hardwood, <wood by composition or origin>, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Pale reddish-brown, close-grain wood from any of several trees of the genus Fagus; it is hard and heavy, bends well, is durable under water, and gives a smooth shiny finish. Beech wood is commonly used for flooring, cabinetry, furniture (especially bentwood chairs), veneer, plywood, tool handles, and turnery. It was used in panel paintings in western Europe.
 
Terms:
beech (wood) (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,N)
beechwood (wood) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
beech-wood (wood) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
beukenhout (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
hêtre (bois) (C,U,French-P,D,U,U)
faggio (legno) (C,U,Italian-P,D,U,U)
faia (madeira) (C,U,Portuguese-P,D,U,U)
haya (madera) (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,N)
bok (wood) (C,U,Swedish-P,D,U,U)

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 origin>
............ <materials by origin> (G)
Hierarchy of biological material
................ biological material (G)
Hierarchy of plant material
.................... plant material (G)
Hierarchy of <wood and wood by product>
........................ <wood and wood by product> (G)
Hierarchy of wood (plant material)
............................ wood (plant material) (G)
Hierarchy of <wood by composition or origin>
................................ <wood by composition or origin> (G)
Hierarchy of hardwood
.................................... hardwood (G)
Hierarchy of beech (wood)
........................................ beech (wood) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Hout van de boom behorende tot het genus Fagus, met een vale, roodachtig bruine kleur. Het wordt gebruikt voor het maken van meubilair, handvatten voor gereedschap en transportkisten. 
Spanish ..... Madera del árbol perteneciente al género Fagus, de color marrón rojizo pálido y utilizada para fabricar muebles, mangos de herramientas y contenedores de transporte. 

Related concepts:
derived/made from ....  Fagus (genus)
................................  (Fagaceae (family), Fagales (order), ... Living Organisms (hierarchy name)) [300343877]

Sources and Contributors:
beech (wood)............  [CDBP-DIBAM, GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  AATA database (2002-) 120940 checked 26 January 2012
.......................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.......................  Hora, Oxford Encyclopedia of the Trees of the World (1981) 128
.......................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
.......................  Tesauro de Arte & Arquitectura (TAA) [online] (2000-)
beechwood (wood)............  [VP]
.............................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-) accessed 14 April 2008
beech-wood (wood)............  [VP]
................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 14 April 2008
beukenhout............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Wiselius, Houtvademecum (1990)
bok (wood)............  [VP]
.......................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
faggio (legno)............  [VP]
.............................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
faia (madeira)............  [VP]
.............................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
haya (madera)............  [CDBP-DIBAM Preferred, VP]
..........................  Feduchi, Historia del Mueble (1983) 626
..........................  Feduchi, Historia del Mueble (1986) 626
..........................  Tesauro de Arte & Arquitectura (TAA) [online] (2000-)
hêtre (bois)............  [VP]
.......................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-DIBAM, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AATA database (2002-) 120940 checked 26 January 2012
............  Wiselius, Houtvademecum (1990)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "beech." Accessed 10/16/01
.......... MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Wiselius, Houtvademecum (1990)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-DIBAM]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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