Abbreviations

(Bibliographic Terms; Museums, Institutions and Organizations; Dates and Places)

 

Adv = Advertisement(s)

AEDTA = Association pour l'Étude et la Documentation des Textiles d'Asie (Paris)

AIC = Art Institute of Chicago

Anthol = Anthology

Apr = April

Auct = Auction

Aug = August

Bibl = Bibliography

Bks = Bookseller's (catalogue)

Bo = Boards

Br = Brussels

Bull = Bulletin

BW = Black & White

c = Century; Centuries

C = Color

ca = Circa

Cat = Catalogue

ch = Chapter(s)

CIAC = Centro Internazionale delle Arti et del Costume (Venice)

CIETA = Centre International d'Étude sur les Tissus Anciens (Lyon)

CISST = Centro Italiano per lo Studio della Storia del Tessuto

Cl = Cloth (binding)

CMA = Cleveland Museum of Art

CNAM = Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (Paris)

Col = Column(s)

Coll = Collection(s)

CSROT = Center for Social Research on Old Textiles (Amsterdam)

Dec = December

Desc = Described, Description

Disb = Disbound

Diss = Dissertation

Dj = Dust Jacket

Ed = Edition, Editor

Engr = Engraving(s)

Esp = Especially

Ext = Extensive

F&F = Facts & figures

Facs = Facsimile

Fasc = Fasiscule

Feb = February

F/M = Frankfurt am Main

HSA = Hispanic Society of America (New York)

Ill = Illustration(s)

Imp = Impression

Incl = Includes, Including

Intr = Introduction

Jan = January

LACMA = Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Los Angeles)

Lea = Leather (binding)

MAD = Musée des Arts Décoratifs (Paris)

Mar = March

Misn = Misnumbered (pages)

MFAB = Museum of Fine Arts Boston

MMA = Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York)

MHT = Musée Historique des Tissus (Lyon)

Mimeo = Mimeographed

MRAH = Musée Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire (Brussels)

Mss = Manuscript(s)

N&BC = Needle and Bobbin Club (New York)

NEHA = Nederlandsch Economisch-Historisch Archief (Amsterdam)

No(s) = Number(s)

Nov = November

Obl = Oblong (format)

Oct = October

Offp = Offprint

Orig = Original, Originally

p or Pp = Page(s)

Pt = Part(s)

Pl = Plate(s)

Ppr = Paper (binding)

Ptg = Printing

Publ = Published, Publisher

r/v = recto/verso (of sheet of paper)

Rep = Reprinted

Rev = Revised

RMB = Rijksmuseum Bibliotheek (Amsterdam)

ROM = Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto)

Sept = September

SKM = South Kensington Museum (London), first began as the Museum of Manufactures in 1852, then became the SKM in 1857, &  1899 became the V&AM (but was only opened to the public in 1909)

Sl= Slightly

Sup = Supplement(s)

t = Tome(s)

Teg = Top Edge Gilt

UB = Universiteitsbibliotheek, Universiteit van Amsterdam

Trans = Translation, translator

TSA = Textile Society of America

UCAD = Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs (Paris)

Unb = Unbound

v, vol = volume(s)

V&AM = Victoria & Albert Museum (London); prior to 1899 known as the SKM (but was only opened to the public in 1909)

VG = Very Good

Yr = Year