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Motifs

Scope note

Use for distinct or separable design elements, usually decorative, whether occurring singly as individual shapes. Distinguish from "patterns (design elements)" which are ornamental designs composed of repeated or combined motifs.

This term has 1 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Motif

Getty AAT term number

30009700

Broader Terms used

<Design Elements>

Equivalent Terms used

motif

Created

12yrs ago

Connected records

Bowl

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Orvieto pottery (Probably)

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