<material>

<material> (material) contains a word or phrase describing the material of which the object being described is composed. [10.3.2. Material and Object Type]
Modulemsdescription
AttributesAttributes att.global (@xml:id, @n, @xml:lang, @xml:base, @xml:space) (att.global.rendition (@rend, @style, @rendition)) (att.global.linking (@corresp, @synch, @sameAs, @copyOf, @next, @prev, @exclude, @select)) (att.global.analytic (@ana)) (att.global.facs (@facs)) (att.global.change (@change)) (att.global.responsibility (@cert, @resp)) (att.global.source (@source)) att.canonical (@key, @ref) att.typed (@type, @subtype)
functiondescribes the function or use of the material in relation to the object as a whole. Sample values include: 1] binding; 2] endband; 3] slipcase; 4] support; 5] tie
Status Optional
Datatype
Sample values include:
binding
covering material of a codex
endband
sewing at the head or tail of the codex spine to strengthen the binding, often decorative
slipcase
removable protective cover for a set of one or more codices
support
the surface for writing
tie
a ribbon or string used to bind or close a codex or rolled scroll
Note

The sample values here are for descriptive bibliography. Other sets of sample values might include armrests, legs, tabletop, pan, and back for furniture; or wall, floor, window, column, ceiling, roof, stairs, chimney for architecture.

targetidentifies one or more elements to which the metamark applies.
Status Optional
Datatype 1–∞ occurrences of  separated by whitespace
Member of
Contained by
core: date head l time
dictionaries: form
msdescription: origDate
textcrit: lem rdg
textstructure: dateline docImprint
May contain
Declaration
element material
{
   tei_att.global.attributes,
   tei_att.canonical.attributes,
   tei_att.typed.attributes,
   attribute function { text }?,
   attribute target { list { text+ } }?,
   tei_macro.phraseSeq
}
Example
<physDesc>
 <p>
  <material>Parchment</material> leaves with a
 <material>sharkskin</material> binding.</p>
</physDesc>
Note

The ref attribute may be used to point to one or more items within a taxonomy of types of material, defined either internally or externally.