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ID: 300258480
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300258480

 

Record Type: concept
fly whisks (personal equipment, <equipment by context>, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Implements carried to brush away flies; in a ceremonial context, especially in Africa, also serving as a symbol of high position or authority; usually made of flexible fibers mounted on a handle. For instruments used to kill insects, usually consisting of a flat piece of perforated material or wire mesh attached to a handle, use "fly swatters."
 
Terms:
fly whisks (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
fly whisk (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
flywhisk (C,U,English,UF,U,SN)
fly-whisks (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
flywhisks (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
flywisk (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
flywisks (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
whisks, fly (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
vliegenklappen (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
vliegenklap (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
chasse-mouches (C,U,French-P,AD,U,MSN)
Fliegenwedel (C,U,German-P,D,B)
espantamoscas (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,PN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TH

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Tools and Equipment (hierarchy name)
........ Tools and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of equipment
............ equipment (G)
Hierarchy of <equipment by context>
................ <equipment by context> (G)
Hierarchy of personal equipment
.................... personal equipment (G)
Hierarchy of fly whisks
........................ fly whisks (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 costume accessories
................ costume accessories (G)
Hierarchy of costume accessories carried
.................... costume accessories carried (G)
Hierarchy of fly whisks
........................ fly whisks (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Draagbaar gereedschap om vliegen te verwijderen. In een ceremoniële context, voornamelijk in Afrika, dienen ze ook als symbolen voor een hoge positie of autoriteit. Meestal gemaakt van flexibele vezels, die zijn bevestigd aan een handvat. Gebruik 'vliegenmeppers' voor instrumenten die worden gebruikt om insecten te doden, gewoonlijk gemaakt van een plat stuk geperforeerd materiaal of gaas dat is bevestigd aan een handvat. 
German ..... Gerät, das zum Wegwischen von Fliegen getragen wird; in einem zeremoniellen Kontext, insbesondere in Afrika, dient es auch als Symbol einer hohen Position oder Autorität; meist aus flexiblen Fasern gefertigt und an einem Stiel befestigt. Für das Gerät, das zum Töten von Insekten verwendet wird, gewöhnlich aus einem flachen Stück perforierten Materials oder Drahtgeflecht besteht, das an einem Stiel befestigt ist, siehe "Fliegenklatsche". 

Related concepts:
distinguished from ....  fly swatters
..................................  (percussive weapons, weapons, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300261878]

Sources and Contributors:
chasse-mouches............  [AASLH, CHIN / RCIP]
.............................  AASLH data (2016-)
.............................  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
.............................  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/1613; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
.............................  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 1613
espantamoscas............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
..........................  Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español (2004) II:1196
Fliegenwedel............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.......................  Duden [online] (2011-) http://www.duden.de/node/845139/revisions/1247823/view
.......................  DWDS - Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [online] (2008-) http://www.dwds.de/?qu=fliegenwedel&submit_button=Suche&view=1
.......................  Wortschatz Universität Leipzig [online] (1998 -) "Fliegenwedel"
fly whisk............  [VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
flywhisk............  [AASLH Preferred, CHIN / RCIP Preferred]
.................  AASLH data (2016-)
.................  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
.................  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/1613; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
.................  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 1613
fly whisks............  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Bulletin of the Entomological Society of America (1955-1989)
.......................  Contributed as a candidate term AFRART - 4/94
.......................  Fisher, Africa Adorned (1984) illustration, 75
.......................  Nigeria in Costume (1965) illustration, 9, also p. 71
.......................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
.......................  ZVKING
fly-whisks............  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
flywhisks............  [VP]
....................  African Arts (1967-) Vol. 1, 57, August 1986
....................  Contributed as a candidate term AFRART - 4/94
flywisk............  [VP]
.................  Chenhall, Revised Nomenclature (1988)
flywisks............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
vliegenklap............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  IATE
vliegenklappen............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.............................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.............................  IATE
whisks, fly............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Subject: .....  [AASLH, CDBP-SNPC, CHIN / RCIP, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AASLH data (2016-)
............  Bordogna, Tanzanian Tradition (1989) whisks
............  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
............  IATE
............  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/1613; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
............  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... IATE
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin

 

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