Skip to main content

Decoration (process)

Scope note

Use for the overall approach to and techniques of embellishing architecture, furniture, or other objects. Use "ornament" in reference to specific forms, such as fluting, finials, or monograms, that embellish and are part of the building or object, but are not structurally essential to it.

This term has 119 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Technique

Getty AAT term number

300056257

Term used for

decorating

Equivalent Terms used

decorated

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Citation for print

This page can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Terminology definition for: decoration (process)" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/terminology/term-25731 Accessed: 2023-01-28 08:43:29

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this page on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/terminology/term-25731|title=Terminology definition for: decoration (process)|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-01-28 08:43:29|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/terminology/term-25731

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...