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ID: 300011827

 

Record Type: concept
pearl (animal material) (combination inorganic/organic animal material, combination inorganic/organic material, ... Materials (Hierarchy Name))

 

Note: A smooth round bead formed primarily within the shells of two distantly related groups of molluscan bivalves or clams, including the ocean-dwelling pearl oysters and the freshwater river mussels. Pearls are used in jewelry and for other ornamental puposes; they are considered a gem.
 
Terms:
pearl (animal material) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
pearls (animal material) (C,U,LC,English,AD,U,N)
parel (dierlijk materiaal) (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
perla (C,U,Spanish-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 (matter)
........ materials (matter) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of combination inorganic/organic material
................ combination inorganic/organic material (G)
Hierarchy of combination inorganic/organic animal material
.................... combination inorganic/organic animal material (G)
Hierarchy of pearl (animal material)
........................ pearl (animal material) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Een gladde, ronde kraal die wordt gevormd in de schelp van bepaalde weekdieren. Wordt gebruikt voor sieraden en andere decoratieve doeleinden, en wordt als edelsteen beschouwd. 
Spanish ..... Cuenta redonda suave formada dentro de las conchas de determinados moluscos.  

Sources and Contributors:
parel (dierlijk materiaal)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
...............................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
pearl (animal material)............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.........................................  AATA database (2002-) 127141 checked 26 January 2012
.........................................  Museum Prototype Project, Medium of Objects Frequency Report (1985)
.........................................  National Museum of American Art, Media Thesaurus (1980s)
.........................................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987)
pearls (animal material)............  [VP]
.........................................  BHA Subject Headings (1985-)
.........................................  Candidate term Candidate term -- COLCOL -- 5/21/93
.........................................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.........................................  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990)
perla............  [CDBP-DIBAM Preferred]
..............  Diccionario de términos científicos y técnicos (1981) 5:2628
..............  Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español (2004) 645
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-DIBAM, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AATA database (2002-) 127141 checked 26 January 2012
............  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 31 July 2008
.......... Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-DIBAM]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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