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Household Accessories

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Objects originally created to be placed in or around a building for the convenience of people to enhance, complement, or facilitate the maintenance of their environment. This class includes: small furnishings, such as card receivers; non-furniture objects used for storage and display, such as boxes; and objects that protect furniture such as antimacassars. This class does not include furnishings intended primarily to communicate; they are classified as Art. Nor does this class include devices used in productive housekeeping activity such as cooking or maintenance. Curtains are included in Window & Door Coverings.
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  • American Association for State and Local History (AASLH), and Canadian Heritage Information Network / Réseau canadien d’information sur le patrimoine. 2018. “Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage des objets de musée.” September 1, 2018.
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Household Accessories
Term (International)
Accessoires ménagers
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Art & Architecture Thesaurus household accessories (Art & Architecture Thesaurus) English Exact
Library of Congress Interior decoration accessories (Library of Congress) English Exact
Wikidata household accessories (Wikidata) English Exact
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