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Record 1 - external organization data 2014-04-30


Subject field(s)
  • Museums and Heritage (General)
  • Compartment - Parks Canada
Universal entry(ies)
classification system code, see observation

A piece of furniture, typically made of wood, consisting of three or four tall, slender, and upright legs that support an arrangement of three or more superimposed, usually rounded, shelves. It may be very decorative. Often designed to fit into the corner of a room.


Function: Used to display collectors' items, books, ornaments, or curios.


Not to be confused with: BOOKCASE (B060:02-00065); CABINET (B060:02-00125); ETAGERE (B060:02-00191).


Terms and definition officialized by the Parks Canada classification and terminological standardization system. This system is designed specifically around the Parks Canada national historical collection. All the designations for objects (regionalisms, anglicisms, archaisms, alternate spellings, etc.), are included as synonyms and can be used in the context of Parks Canada.


02-00222: Parks Canada classification system code.


  • Muséologie et patrimoine (Généralités)
  • Tiroir - Parcs Canada
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
classification system code, see observation

Meuble en bois comportant une série de tablettes parfois en arrondi de manière à être placées dans un angle de la pièce.


Fonction : Souvent placé dans un coin du salon pour rationaliser l'espace, sert à ranger, à exposer et à mettre les bibelots à l'abri des accidents.


Ne pas confondre avec : Bibliothèque (B060:02-00065), buffet à deux corps (B060:02-00125), étagère (B060:02-00191).


02-00222 : code du système de classification de Parcs Canada.


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