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Canvas

Scope note

Use for closely woven textile made in various weights, usually of flax, hemp, jute, or cotton, used especially for sails, tarpaulins, awnings, upholstery, and as a support for oil painting. Also used for a latticelike mesh made of similar material, used as a needlepoint foundation.

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Term type

AAT
Material

Getty AAT term number

300014078

Narrower Terms used

sailcloth
burlap

Term used for

canvass

Created

11yrs ago

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