ICOM Vocabulary of Basic Terms for Cataloguing Costume

ICOM International Committee for the Museums and Collections of Costume’s Vocabulary of Basic Terms for Cataloguing Costume offers comprehensive guidance on cataloguing costume to ensure that the information contained in each garment in museum collections are recorded clearly. The lists of basic information and basic terms for women’s, men’s, and infants’ garments have been published as a guide to recording, setting out what information should be recorded from dress to lead into the many different aspects of its study and recommending a vocabulary of basic terms for identifying and recording its garments and accessories.

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Date created: 2011

Author: ICOM

Publisher: ICOM