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ID: 300263328
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300263328

 

Record Type: concept
kangas (textile) (textile art (visual works), <visual works by material or technique>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: East African rectangular cotton textiles printed in bold designs and bright colors, with borders that frame the panel that often contain Swahili inscriptions. They are variously used as main garments, skirts, shawls, hoods, and even occasionally as tablecloths.
 
Terms:
kangas (textile) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
kangas (textile) (Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
kanga (textile) (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
kanga (textile) (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
kanga (Spanish,AD,U,SN)
khanga (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
khangas (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kikoi (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kikois (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
肯加衣裙 (紡織品) (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
民族包裙 (C,U,Chinese (traditional),UF,U,U)
肯加布 (C,U,Chinese (traditional),UF,U,U)
kěn jiā yī qún (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
ken jia yi qun (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
k'en chia i ch'ün (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.PE

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)
.... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Visual Works (hierarchy name)
........ Visual Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of visual works (works)
............ visual works (works) (G)
Hierarchy of <visual works by material or technique>
................ <visual works by material or technique> (G)
Hierarchy of textile art (visual works)
.................... textile art (visual works) (G)
Hierarchy of kangas (textile)
........................ kangas (textile) (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Costume (hierarchy name)
........ Costume (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of costume (mode of fashion)
............ costume (mode of fashion) (G)
Hierarchy of clothing
................ clothing (G)
Hierarchy of main garments
.................... main garments (G)
Hierarchy of kangas (textile)
........................ kangas (textile) (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 一種東非的長方形棉織品,圖樣設計鮮明大膽,顔色亮麗,將中央區塊框起來的邊緣上通常刻有斯瓦希里文的題詞。具各種用途,包括主要衣物、裙子、披巾、兜帽,或甚至是桌巾。 
Dutch ..... Oost-Afrikaans rechthoekig katoentextiel, bedrukt met opvallende ontwerpen en felle kleuren, met randen om een strook die vaak een inscriptie in Swahili bevat. Het wordt onder meer gebruikt voor dagelijkse kleding, rokken, sjaals, hoeden en soms zelfs als tafelkleed. 
Spanish ..... Tejidos de algodón rectangulares de África del Este, estampados en atrevidos diseños y brillantes colores, con bordes que enmarcan el panel que a menudo contiene inscripciones Swahili. Ellas son diversamente usadas como principal prendas de vestir, faldas, chales o mantillas, capuchas e incluso ocasionalmente como manteles. 

Sources and Contributors:
肯加衣裙 (紡織品)............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
.......................  朗文當代大辭典 947
民族包裙............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...........  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
肯加布............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...........  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
kanga (textile)............  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP]
.............................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
.............................  TAA database (2000-)
kangas (textile)............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.............................  AATA database (2002-) 125324 checked 26 January 2012
.............................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 12/97
.............................  Hanby, Kangas (1985) TITL
.............................  Linnebuhr, Sprechende Tücher (1994) illustration
.............................  Picton, Art of African Textiles (1995) Hilger, Julia. "The Kanga: An Example of East African Textile Design."
.............................  TAA database (2000-)
k'en chia i ch'ün............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
................................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
ken jia yi qun............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.............................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
khanga............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
khangas............  [VP]
.................  Kenya Past and Present (1971-) illustration, Vol. 16, 11, Troughear, Tony. "Khangas, bangles and baskets."
kikoi............  [VP]
..............  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
kikois............  [VP]
.................  African Textiles (1980-) illustration, 44, Stork, Margaret. "Kikois hit American fashion market."
kěn jiā yī qún............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.............................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
 
Subject: .....  [AS-Academia Sinica, CDBP-SNPC, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
............  AATA database (2002-) 125324 checked 26 January 2012
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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