The GettyResearch Institute
Research Home Tools Art & Architecture Thesaurus Full Record Display
Art & Architecture Thesaurus Full Record Display
New Search Previous Page Help

Click the icon to view the hierarchy.

Semantic View (JSONRDFN3/TurtleN-Triples)

ID: 300009700
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300009700

 

Record Type: concept
motifs (design elements (attributes), Design Elements (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Distinct or separable design elements, usually decorative, whether occurring singly as individual shapes. Distinguished from "patterns (design elements)," which are ornamental designs composed of repeated or combined motifs.
 
Terms:
motifs (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
motif (C,U,English,AD,U,U)
decorative motifs (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
ornamental motifs (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
devices (motifs) (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
motives (designs) (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
motifs, decorative (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
motifs, ornamental (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
motieven (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
motief (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
motivos (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
motivo (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  D.DG

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Physical Attributes Facet
Physical Attributes Facet
Hierarchy of Design Elements (hierarchy name)
.... Design Elements (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of design elements (attributes)
........ design elements (attributes) (G)
Hierarchy of motifs
............ motifs (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Te gebruiken voor afzonderlijke of scheidbare ontwerpelementen, meestal decoratief, die alleen als individuele vormen of composities voorkomen of die worden herhaald of gecombineerd, om zo een patroon te vormen. 
Spanish ..... Úsese para elementos distintos o separados del diseño, normalmente decorativos, tanto si existen por separado o en formas individuales. Se diferencia de "modelo (elementos de diseño)" los cuales son diseños ornamentales compuestos de motivos repetidos o combinados. 

Related concepts:
distinguished from ....  patterns (design elements)
..................................  (design elements (attributes), Design Elements (hierarchy name)) [300010108]

Sources and Contributors:
decorative motifs............  [VP]
................................  Lewis and Darley, Dictionary of Ornament (1986) 194
devices (motifs)............  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
motief............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
motieven............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
motif............  [VP]
..............  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
motifs............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AATA database (2002-) 126418 checked 26 January 2012
.................  Harris, Historic Architecture Sourcebook (1977) 364, A principal repeated element in an ornamental design.
.................  Lucie-Smith, Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms (1986) 123
.................  Ocvirk et al., Art Fundamentals (1981) 24, designs that are repeated within a larger design
.................  Pierce, From Abacus to Zeus (1987) any prominent feature of the subj or form of a work of art
.................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961) a single or repeated design
motifs, decorative............  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
motifs, ornamental............  [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
motives (designs)............  [VP]
................................  Edwards and Ramsey, Connoisseurs' Complete Period Guides (1968) 201
motivo............  [CDBP-SNPC, VP]
.................  Ching, Diccionario Visual de Arquitectura (1997)
.................  Nuevo Espasa Ilustrado 2000, Diccionario Enciclopédico (1999)
motivos............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, VP]
.................  TAA database (2000-)
ornamental motifs............  [VP]
................................  Ware and Stafford, Illustrated Dictionary of Ornament (1974) 47
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AATA database (2002-) 126418 checked 26 January 2012
............  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
............  Ware and Stafford, Illustrated Dictionary of Ornament (1974) 47; Ornamental devices
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

New Search

Back to Top

Printer Friendly Version

The J. Paul Getty Trust
The J. Paul Getty Trust