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ID: 300037564
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300037564

 

Record Type: concept
curtains (window hangings) (<coverings and hangings for openings>, <coverings and hangings by location or context>, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Hangings for windows, doorways, or other openings, usually of cloth, plastic, or another such material, that are generally finished with hems, casings, pleats, or ruffles and hung by the top edge; used for privacy, control of light and drafts, or decoration.
 
Terms:
curtains (window hangings) (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,PN)
curtain (window hanging) (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
outer curtains (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
over-curtains (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
overcurtains (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
over curtains (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
gordijnen (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
gordijn (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
rideaux (C,U,French-P,D,U,PN)
rideau (C,U,French,AD,U,SN)
cortinas (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
cortina (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TC

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Furnishings (hierarchy name)
........ Furnishings (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of furnishings (works)
............ furnishings (works) (G)
Hierarchy of <furnishings by form or function>
................ <furnishings by form or function> (G)
Hierarchy of coverings and hangings
.................... coverings and hangings (G)
Hierarchy of <coverings and hangings by specific type>
........................ <coverings and hangings by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <coverings and hangings by location or context>
............................ <coverings and hangings by location or context> (G)
Hierarchy of <coverings and hangings for openings>
................................ <coverings and hangings for openings> (G)
Hierarchy of curtains (window hangings)
.................................... curtains (window hangings) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Behangsels van stof voor ramen, deuropeningen of andere openingen, meestal met zomen, omslagen voor de gordijnroede, plooien of franjes en aan de bovenzijnde van de openingen opgehangen; ter bescherming tegen licht, tocht of inkijk, of ter decoratie. 
Spanish ..... Telas colgantes para ventanas, puertas de entrada, o otras aberturas que generalmente terminan en bastas, encajonamientos, pliegues o fruncidos y cuelgan de la parte de arriba; usadas por privacidad, control de la luz y corrientes de aire, o decoración. 

Related concepts:
provide context ....  curtain hooks
............................  (curtain components, <coverings and hangings components>, ... Components (hierarchy name)) [300375276]
provide context ....  curtain rings
............................  (curtain components, <coverings and hangings components>, ... Components (hierarchy name)) [300375275]
provide context ....  curtain rods
............................  (curtain components, <coverings and hangings components>, ... Components (hierarchy name)) [300375278]

Sources and Contributors:
cortina............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
.................  Alvarez et al., Diccionario de la decoración (1968) 183
.................  Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español (2004) I:786
cortinas............  [CDBP-SNPC]
.................  Comité, Plural del término en singular
curtain (window hanging)............  [VP]
.........................................  Chenhall, Revised Nomenclature (1988)
curtains (window hangings)............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
...............................................  AATA database (2002-) 122552 checked 26 January 2012
...............................................  Boyle, Do-It-Yourself Designer Windows (1985) IND
...............................................  Candidate term CHS - 10/93
...............................................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
...............................................  Early American Life (1970-) Vol. 1, No. 4, 55
...............................................  Hoffman, Fairchild's Dictionary of Home Furnishings (1974) 217
...............................................  New Encyclopaedia Britannica (1984) Vol. 3, 306
...............................................  Nomenclature 3.0 for Museum Cataloging (2010)
...............................................  Pegler, Dictionary of Interior Design (1966) 140
...............................................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987)
...............................................  Spanish Textile Tradition (1979) 170
...............................................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
...............................................  Wilhide, Laura Ashley Windows (1988) 32
...............................................  Winterthur Portfolio (1964-) Vol. 1, 71
gordijn............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
gordijnen............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
....................  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
outer curtains............  [VP]
.............................  Clifton-Mogg and Paine, The Curtain Book (1988) 15
.............................  Wilhide, Laura Ashley Windows (1988) 32
over-curtains............  [VP]
..........................  Early American Life (1970-) Vol. 1, No. 4, 56
..........................  Schoeser and Rufey, English and American Textiles (1989) 113
overcurtains............  [VP]
.......................  Schoeser and Rufey, English and American Textiles (1989) 47
over curtains............  [VP]
..........................  Wilson and Leaman, Decorating Defined (1970) 126
rideau............  [CHIN, VP]
.................  CHIN database (1988-)
rideaux............  [CHIN Preferred]
.................  CHIN database (1988-)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, CHIN, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AATA database (2002-) 122552 checked 26 January 2012
............  Avery Index (1963-) Curtains and draperies
............  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-) Drapery
............  CHIN database (1988-)
............  Clifton-Mogg and Paine, The Curtain Book (1988) 16; main curtains
............  Edwards and Ramsey, Connoisseurs' Complete Period Guides (1968) 78; main curtains
............  Fishburn, Curtains and Window Treatments (1982) 22; main curtains
............  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990) Curtains and draperies
............  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
............  Walton, Golden Age of English Furniture (1973) xvii; main curtains
............  Wilhide, Laura Ashley Windows (1988) 35; main curtains
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Hoffman, Fairchild's Dictionary of Home Furnishings (1974)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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