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Art Item created primarily for aesthetic purpose using creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power Collectible
Painting An artwork comprised of paint applied to a surface Art
Sculpture A three-dimensional artwork typically created through carving modeling casting or construction Art
Work on Paper An artwork created on paper (drawing, print, collage) Art
Collage A piece of art made by sticking various different materials such as photographs and pieces of paper or fabric onto a backing WorkOnPaper
Drawing Art made with a pencil, pen, or crayon rather than paint, especially one drawn in monochrome WorkOnPaper
Fan A work of art on a device typically folding and shaped like a segment of a circle when spread out that is held in the hand and waved so as to cool the person holding it by causing the air to move. WorkOnPaper
Illuminated Manuscript A manuscript in which the text is supplemented with such decoration as initials, borders (marginalia), and miniature illustrations WorkOnPaper
Print Art made from a process involving printing normally on paper, usually for the purpose of creating prints that have an element of originality WorkOnPaper
Scroll Writing or painting on a roll of parchment or paper WorkOnPaper
Object/Artifact Item made for use or model representing use, typically an item of cultural or historical interest Collectible
Basket A container used to hold or carry things, typically made from interwoven strips of plant materials or wire. ObjectArtifact
Bark Basket Item (basket) constructed primarily of stitched or folded bark Basket
Coiled Basket Item (basket) constructed with a continuous coil foundation bound together by stitching Basket
Plaited Basket Item (basket) constructed of warp and weft elements woven at right angles Basket
Twined Basket Item (basket) constructed of two or more weft elements interwoven between warp elements Basket
Ceramic Item made of clay and hardened through heat ObjectArtifact
Coin A small flat piece of metal or other material used primarily as a medium of exchange or legal tender. ObjectArtifact
Manufactured Doll Doll that was primarily commercially or mechanically manufactured ObjectArtifact
Firearm A small arms weapon, such as a rifle or pistol, from which a projectile is fired by gunpowder ObjectArtifact
Furniture Movable objects intended to support various human activities such as seating (e.g. chairs stools and sofas) eating (tables) and sleeping (e.g. beds) ObjectArtifact
Jewelry Decorative personal ornaments worn on clothing or the body that are often made from or contain jewels and precious metal ObjectArtifact
Clothing/Dress/Costume An item or a related assemblage of items meant to be worn ObjectArtifact
Stamping Die A special one-of-a-kind precision tool that cuts and forms sheet metal into a desired shape or profile ObjectArtifact
Textile An item of cloth or fabric manufactured through weaving knitting crocheting knotting or felting ObjectArtifact
Woven Textile Two distinct fiber threads interlaced at right angles on a loom to form a cloth Textile
Crocheted Textile Fabric is formed by interlocking yarn or thread with a hook typically one stitch at a time Textile
Felted Textile Fabric is formed by matting condensing and pressing fibers together Textile
Knitted Textile Fabric is formed by consecutive rows of interlocking loops of one or more yarns with a set of needles with multiple stitches open at a time Textile
Hooked Textile Art or craft where textiles are made by pulling loops of yarn or fabric through a stiff woven base to create a hooked rug or wall hanging WovenTextile
Knotted Textile Intentional entanglement of cord, braid, ribbon, beading, fabric, or other material that will create a new shape or structure by forming loops, intertwining, and weaving of the base fabric. WovenTextile
Knotted Textile (Macrame) Fabric is formed by knotting together fiber strands Textile
Tufted Textile Textiles made through a process of applying anchoring stitches to keep cushioning and upholstery fitting snuggly in place and secured to the frame of the piece WovenTextile
Navajo Rug/Textile A woven textile created by a Navajo on an upright Navajo loom WovenTextile
Archive A single archival item or a body of historical records from a single source or created by a single entity Collectible
Oral History A record of historical information using sound recordings and/or transcripts of interviews with people having personal knowledge of past events Archive
Photograph An image captured typically through the use of a camera (not always made with a camera) Collectible
Motion Picture Moving photography which encompasses film digital and analog formats of movies Collectible
Publication A published work- a book, pamphlet, map, piece of music, or other work for general use or viewing Collectible
Book A written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers Publication
Map A representation usually on a flat surface of an area of land or sea showing physical features, cities, roads, etc Publication
Postcard A card for mailing a short message without an envelope typically having a photograph or illustration on one side. Publication
Sewing Pattern Template for creating a garment or other sewn item Publication
Vehicle An item used for transporting people or goods especially on land such as a car, truck, bicycle, or cart Collectible
Motor Vehicle An automobile, truck, bus, or similar motor-driven conveyance Vehicle
Botany A plant or plant specimen Entry
Collectible Any item suitable for collecting and sought by collectors Entry
Entity A thing with distinct and independent existence, such as a person, business, or organization Entry
Moment Entry for capturing images and notes about anything - events, everyday life, etc. Entry
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