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Entering a word such as:
dress will retrieve all records that include the word dress.
or numbers such as:
1950 will retrieve all records that include the numbers 1950.
Entering 195* will narrow the search to dates from this decade.
To refine your search, use  *, or, and, to and not
pillow* will retrieve all the records or matches beginning with the word pillow such as pillowcase, pillow cover, and pillow sham.
Chanel or Dior will retrieve all records that include either term Chanel  or Dior.
This search will bring up the most records or matches.
coat and trousers will retrieve only those records that include both terms, coat and trousers.
This word search will bring up fewer records than the search using or .
"sewing machine" will retrieve all records containing the phrase sewing machine.
This search will bring up the fewest records as it is looking for an exact match of the terms you've requested.
dress and (white lace) will retrieve only those records that include terms, dress and white lace.
  All searches are performed on the following database fields within each record:
  • Artifact Name
  • Category and Subcategory
  • Construction Technique
  • Date Made
  • Decade Made (expressed as 1920s)
  • Description
  • Dimensions
  • Gender/Age [expressed as I(nfant), G(irl), B(oy), W(oman), M(an), UA (unknown/unisex adult), and UP (unknown/unisex pre-adult but not infant)]
  • History
  • Maker
  • Material
  • Number
  • Place Made
  • Place Used
  • Related Artifact(s)

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