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ID: 300220293

 

Record Type: concept
filigree (<patterns by specific type>, patterns (design elements), ... Design Elements)

 

Note: Decoration done entirely with fine wire, chiefly to ornament gold and silver. The term is usually used to describe openwork made of wire.
 
Terms:
filigree (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,U)
filagree (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
filigrein (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
filigrana (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  D.DG

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Physical Attributes Facet
Physical Attributes Facet
Hierarchy of Design Elements
.... Design Elements (G)
Hierarchy of design elements (attributes)
........ design elements (attributes) (G)
Hierarchy of patterns (design elements)
............ patterns (design elements) (G)
Hierarchy of <patterns by specific type>
................ <patterns by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of filigree
.................... filigree (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Decoratie die helemaal bestaat uit dun draad, hoofdzakelijk ter versiering van goud en zilver. De term wordt meestal gebruikt voor ajourwerk dat uit metaaldraad bestaat. 
Spanish ..... Decoración hecha completamente con alambre fino, principalmente para decorar oro y plata. El término es normalmente usado para describir calado hecho con alambre. 

Sources and Contributors:
filagree............  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
.................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987)
.................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
filigrana............  [CDBP-DIBAM Preferred]
....................  Koch, Baustilkunde (1991)
....................  Lucie-Smith, Diccionario de Términos de Arte (1997)
....................  Miller, Enciclopedia de Antigüedades (1999)
....................  Monje Ayala, El Arte de la Encuadernación (2000)
filigree............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AATA database (2002-) 123653 checked 26 January 2012
.................  BHA Subject Headings (1985-)
.................  Candidate term MINNHS - 4/93
.................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.................  Fleming and Honour, Penguin Dictionary of the Decorative Arts (1989)
.................  Hodges, Artifacts (1989) 95
.................  Oxford Companion to the Decorative Arts (1975)
.................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
.................  Phillimore, Glossary of Terms Useful in Conservation (1976)
.................  Picken, Fashion Dictionary (1957)
.................  Pierpont Morgan Library Word List (1990)
.................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987)
.................  Richter, Handbook of Greek Art (1974) 421
.................  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990) filigree (paper); filigree (metalwork)
.................  Schneider, Guide to Inventorying Ethnological Collections (1970) 9
.................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
filigrein............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-DIBAM, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AATA database (2002-) 123653 checked 26 January 2012
............  Hodges, Artifacts (1989) 60; glass - filigree
............  Pierpont Morgan Library Word List (1990) filigrane ornament; ornament -- filigrane
............  RILA, Subject Headings (1975-1990) quilling (paper)
............  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-DIBAM]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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