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ID: 300014048
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300014048

 

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

 

Note: Bast fiber obtained from the bark species Edgeworthia papyrifera, native to China and cultivated in Japan. Mitsumata has been used for paper since about 1600 CE. The soft, absorbent fibers produce a paper that is weaker and less absorbent that kozo. Mitsumata paper also tends to shrink and expand with moisture content.
 
Terms:
mitsumata (fiber) (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,N)
mitsumata (vezel) (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
mitsumata (bibra) (Spanish-P,D,U,U)
mitsumata fiber (C,U,English,UF,U,N)

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 mitsumata (fiber)
.................................... mitsumata (fiber) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Plantaardige vezels gebruikt voor het maken van papier. 
Spanish ..... Fibra vegetal utilizada para fabricar papel. 

Related concepts:
constituent of ....  Berlin tissue
..........................  (Japanese paper (handmade paper), <paper by form>, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300404901]
constituent of ....  gasenshi
..........................  (Japanese paper (handmade paper), <paper by form>, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300183795]
constituent of ....  gossamer tissue
..........................  (Japanese paper (handmade paper), <paper by form>, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300404906]
derived/made from ....  Edgeworthia chrysantha (species)
................................  (Edgeworthia (genus), Thymelaeaceae (family), ... Living Organisms (hierarchy name)) [300375523]

Sources and Contributors:
mitsumata (fiber)............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
................................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
................................  Crivelli, Notas sobre papel hecho a mano (1993) 38
................................  Long and Levening, Paper (1979) GLOS
................................  McCleary, Conservación de libros y Documentos. Glosario de Términos Técnicos (1997) 94
................................  Oxford Companion to the Decorative Arts (1975) 603, name of fiber gives its name to the paper.
................................  Personal Communication Liz FitzHugh says this is a plant fiber - 12/91
................................  Roberts and Etherington, Bookbinding and Conservation (1982) 170
................................  Ross et al., Complete Printmaker (1990) 284
................................  Smith and Holt, Painter's Handbook (1984) 49, as rice paper
................................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
mitsumata fiber............  [VP]
.............................  Association of College and Research Libraries, Paper Terms (1989)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......... MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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