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Dimension/Weight Remarks (Dimensions)

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  • This field contains remarks on the dimensions and weight of the object.


  • Remarks fields are for information that cannot be entered in any other field.

Entry rule:

  • Note the information clearly, concisely and consistently.
    Example 1

      Unit Linearcm
      Frame/Pedestal Diameter Outside 8.89
    Dimension/Weight Remarks The diameter indicated for the frame has been converted from Imperial measurements (3 ½ inches).
    Example 2

      Object Namepainting
      Object Typediptych
      Unit Linearcm
     Height 220.5
     Width 160
    Dimension/Weight Remarks The left-hand part of the diptych measures: height: 220.5; width: 130. The right-hand part of the diptych measures: height: 220.5; width: 30. © Société des musées du Québec