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Usage note

Definition

The use of a kind of object by the original or subsequent owners.

How to record

Use normal grammar and punctuation. Describe the functional or decorative use of an object at different stages in its history. Indicate whether the use was widespread and traditional or specific to an individual or organisation. For the use of specific objects, use Object history note.

Examples

Used in the Japanese tea ceremony. Used for filling paper bags with pharmaceutical pills.

Use

Record once only for an object or group of objects.