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Material name

Definition

The name commonly used to designate a particular or characteristic material, and additional to or further defining the basic material itself. This may be the vernacular or generally used name for a certain type of material or a brand name.

How to record

As it is commonly used.

Examples

St Neot’s-type ware; latten; Cistercian ware

Use

Record where necessary for an object.

Information group

Object description information

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust