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ID: 300264271
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300264271

 

Record Type: concept
lamba mena (shrouds, <coverings and hangings by function>, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Shrouds of Madagascar, woven of silk, cotton, bast, or raffia and often decorated with embroidery or beads, used to wrap bodies for ritual reburial. The term literally translates as "red cloth", although red is not always the dominant color.
 
Terms:
lamba mena (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
lamba mena (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
lamba mena (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
lambamena (C,U,English,UF,U,N)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TC

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Furnishings (hierarchy name)
........ Furnishings (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of furnishings (works)
............ furnishings (works) (G)
Hierarchy of <furnishings by form or function>
................ <furnishings by form or function> (G)
Hierarchy of coverings and hangings
.................... coverings and hangings (G)
Hierarchy of <coverings and hangings by specific type>
........................ <coverings and hangings by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <coverings and hangings by function>
............................ <coverings and hangings by function> (G)
Hierarchy of shrouds
................................ shrouds (G)
Hierarchy of lamba mena
.................................... lamba mena (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Malagassische lijkwade van geweven zijde, katoen, bast of raffia en vaak versierd met borduursel of kralen, gebruikt om stoffelijke overschotten in te wikkelen voor herbegrafenisrituelen. Letterlijk betekent de term 'rode stof', hoewel rood niet de dominante kleur hoeft te zijn. 
Spanish ..... Mortajas de Madagascar, tejidas con seda, algodón, estera o rafia y a menudo decoradas con bordados o cuentas, usadas para envolver cuerpos, para el entierro ritual. El término se traduce literalmente como "tela roja", sin embargo el rojo no corresponde siempre al color dominante. 

Sources and Contributors:
lamba mena............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 06/19/2001
.......................  Green, Malagasy Funerary Textiles (1991) 5
.......................  Mack, Madagascar (1986) 25
.......................  Picton and Mack, African Textiles (1979) 142
.......................  TAA database (2000-)
lambamena............  [VP]
....................  Fee, Weaving and Society (1994) 31
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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