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Re: Ribbon gismo
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Ribbon gismo
- From: Carole Mathey <cmathey@NORTHNET.ORG>
- Date: Wed, 19 May 1999 22:07:30 -0400
- Message-Id: <199905200215.TAA15872@palimpsest.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "Book_Arts-L: READ THE FAQ at http://www.dreamscape.com/pdverhey" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
The AAT (Art and Architecture Thesaurus, a fantastic information resource
designed for just such questions) defines registers as, "Ribbons attached to
books, used for for marking a place by insertion between the leaves.
Distinguished from 'bookmarks,' which are unattached."
You can search the AAT at http://shiva.pub.getty.edu/aat_browser/index.html.