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ID: 300312265
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300312265

 

Record Type: concept
sig water (inorganic material, <materials by composition>, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: An alkaline solution of soda ash, borax, or ammonia, used as a cleanser and stripper. Sig water was formerly made from a solution of stale urine.
 
Terms:
sig water (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
sig water (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
water, sig (C,U,English,UF,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 (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of inorganic material
................ inorganic material (G)
Hierarchy of sig water
.................... sig water (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Een alkalische oplossing van natriumcarbonaat, borax of ammoniak die wordt gebruikt als reinigingsmiddel en afbijtmiddel. Werd vroeger gemaakt van een oplossing van urine van paarden of runderen. 

Sources and Contributors:
sig water............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
....................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-) "Urine," accessed 7 January 2010
....................  Roberts and Etherington, Bookbinding and Conservation (1982) 363
....................  Wilson, Modern Practice in Leather Manufacture (1941) 367
water, sig............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Roberts and Etherington, Bookbinding and Conservation [online] (2003-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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