Wikidata:WikiProject Textile arts

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The goal of this project is to improve Wikidata's coverage of textile arts - sewing, weaving, knitting, lacemaking, needlework, and other related crafts. Our scope will include textile processes, the artisans who practice those processes, and the materials they produce.

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Items[edit]

Main items[edit]

Other items[edit]

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Best practices[edit]

Distinct items[edit]

Following the standard established by WikiProject Visual arts and other projects, we should maintain distinct items for:

  1. textile arts or crafts processes and techniques
  2. types of materials or objects produced using those processes
  3. the related profession or occupation for people who practice those processes

Inter-relationships:


Instances and subclasses[edit]

In general, textile arts concepts (crafts and materials) should be <subclass of> "textile", "textile art", "textile process", or "textile tool", etc., or, more often, one of their subclasses.

Individual textile items (like Appliqué inv. 2757 (Q26756759), a piece of bobbin lace in a museum collection), should be <instance of> the relevant subclass of "textile art".

Professions and occupations should be <instance of> occupation (Q12737077) and can also be a <subclass> of a broader occupation.

Properties[edit]

Main properties[edit]

Other properties[edit]

  • uses (P2283): item or concept used by the subject or in the operation
  • used by (P1535): item or concept that makes use of the subject (use sub-properties when appropriate)
  • use (P366): main use of the subject (includes current and former usage)
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Inter-relations[edit]

Here are four different types of concepts we are working with and properties for their inter-relations. Please feel free to modify or comment on the talk page.

Inter-relations
Item Example Art / craft / method Product / material Tool Occupation
Art / craft / method is an activity quilting (Q1920065) subclass of (P279) product or material produced (P1056) uses (P2283) practiced by (P3095)
Product / material is the result of the activity quilt (Q1064538) fabrication method (P2079) material used (P186)

subclass of (P279)

Tool is the instrument used to produce the product or material use (P366) subclass of (P279) used by (P1535)
Occupation is the actor, who produces the product quilt maker (Q30341438) field of this occupation (P425) uses (P2283) subclass of (P279)


Queries[edit]

Find orphan items. If an item is not found in any of the listings, it is not categorised under any of the top classes.

Fix item classes. Pay attention to the type of class Art / craft / method <> Product / material <> Tool <> Occupation. If the item's categorisation is false, the different review methods will reveal that and allow fixing it. More classes can be added to the table, also subclasses of existing ones.

Class type Class of items Subclasses Inter-relations Translations Tree Authority control
Art / craft / methodtextile arts (Q10988986)query subclassesmanage inter-relationstranslate itemsview treeAuthority control
Art / craft / methodcraft (Q2207288)query subclassesmanage inter-relationstranslate itemsview treeAuthority control
Art / craft / methodhandicraft (Q877729)query subclassesmanage inter-relationstranslate itemsview treeAuthority control
Art / craft / methodtextile process (Q7708485)query subclassesmanage inter-relationstranslate itemsview treeAuthority control
Product / materialtextile artwork (Q22075301)query subclassesmanage inter-relationstranslate itemsview treeAuthority control
Product / materialtextile (Q28823)query subclassesmanage inter-relationstranslate itemsview treeAuthority control
Product / materialclothing material (Q5135573)query subclassesmanage inter-relationstranslate itemsview treeAuthority control
Tooltextile arts tool (Q19394283)query subclassesmanage inter-relationstranslate itemsview treeAuthority control
Occupationtextile worker (Q66035178)query subclassesmanage inter-relationstranslate itemsview treeAuthority control
Occupationtextile artist (Q10694573)query subclassesmanage inter-relationstranslate itemsview treeAuthority control

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