Abbreviations

 

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

B = Berlin

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

GB = Great Britain

HSA = Hispanic Society of America (New York)

Ill = Illustration(s)

Imp = Impression

Incl = Includes, Including

Intr = Introduction

Jan = January

L = London

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

NY = New York

Obl = Oblong (format)

Oct = October

Offp = Offprint

Orig = Original, Originally

p or Pp = Page(s)

P = Paris

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 begun as the Museum of Manufactures in 1852, then became the SKM in 1857, and in 1899 became the Victoria and Albert Museum (but was only opened to the public in 1909)

Sl= Slightly

Sup = Supplement(s)

t = Tome(s)

Teg = Top Edge Gilt

Trans = Translation, translator

TSA = Textile Society of America

UB = Universiteitsbibliotheek, Universiteit van Amsterdam

UCAD = Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs (Paris)

Unb = Unbound

v, vol = volume(s)

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

VG = Very Good

Yr = Year