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fashion objects > costume
PREFERRED TERM
costume  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • garment
SCOPE NOTE
  • The Costume hierarchy contains descriptors for objects worn or carried for warmth, protection, embellishment, or for symbolic purposes. It includes descriptors for garments considered as the main item of dress (e.g.g., shirts, trousers), descriptors for garments worn under the main garments (e.g., undershirts), and descriptors for garments worn over the main garments (e.g., parkas). Also included are descriptors for protective wear, including types of armor; vestments and other ceremonial garments; uniforms; and an extensive listing of accessories, including those worn on the body (e.g.g., headgear, footwear) and those carried on the person (e.g.g., evening bags, parasols). Relation to Other Hierarchies: The descriptors pocket watches and wrist watches, along with other timepieces, appear in the Measuring Devices hierarchy. The descriptors pocket pistols and dress swords appear with other forms of weapons in the Weapons and Ammunition hierarchy. Descriptors for objects that may be used in the grooming and care of costume or the person (e.g.g., clothes brushes, nail clippers) appear in the Tools and Equipment hierarchy. Descriptors for objects used to store or transport costume or other personal effects (e.g.g., glove boxes, suitcases) appear in the containers hierarchy. Constituent parts of costume (e.g.g., busks, waistbands) appear in the Components hierarchy (AAT)
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
kleding

Dutch

kledingstukken
costume

French

Kleidung

German

ένδυμα

Greek

תלבושת

Hebrew

abiti

Italian

traje

Portuguese

kostim

Serbian

indumentaria

Spanish

dräkt

Swedish

URI
http://thesaurus.europeanafashion.eu/thesaurus/10001
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