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ID: 300014046
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300014046

 

Record Type: concept
kenaf (fiber) (plant fiber, natural fiber, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Fiber from the species Hibiscus cannabinus. It is light colored, resistant to water, soft, elastic, and silky. Kenaf was unknown in the West until late in the 18th century, when cordage and sacking made from the fiber were brought to Europe. It was used as a substitute for jute fiber in WW II; also used as a substitute for hardwood fibers in papermaking.
 
Terms:
kenaf (fiber) (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,N)
kenaf (vezel) (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
kenaf (fibra) (Spanish-P,D,U,U)
kenaf fiber (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
mesta (fiber) (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
ambari (fiber) (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
Guinea hemp (fiber) (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 form>
............ <materials by form> (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by physical form>
................ <materials by physical form> (G)
Hierarchy of <fiber and fiber by product>
.................... <fiber and fiber by product> (G)
Hierarchy of fiber
........................ fiber (G)
Hierarchy of natural fiber
............................ natural fiber (G)
Hierarchy of plant fiber
................................ plant fiber (G)
Hierarchy of kenaf (fiber)
.................................... kenaf (fiber) (G)

Related concepts:
derived/made from ....  Hibiscus cannabinus (species)
................................  (Hibiscus (genus), Malvaceae (family), ... Living Organisms (hierarchy name)) [300375512]

Sources and Contributors:
ambari (fiber)............  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
Guinea hemp (fiber)............  [VP]
...................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
kenaf (fiber)............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, GCI Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
..........................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..........................  AATA database (2002-) 125305 checked 26 January 2012
..........................  ADAG, Glossary for Technique, Medium, and Support (1984)
..........................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
..........................  Crivelli, Notas sobre papel hecho a mano (1993) 164
..........................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
..........................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
..........................  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
kenaf fiber............  [VP]
.......................  Brady and Clauser, Materials Handbook (1977) 409
mesta (fiber)............  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, GCI, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AATA database (2002-) 125305 checked 26 January 2012
............  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-) Ambary hemp
............  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 24 May 2010
.......... MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 24 May 2010

 

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