<objectDesc> (object description) contains a description of the physical components making up the object which is being described. [10.7.1. Object Description]
Attributesatt.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))
form(form) a short project-specific name identifying the physical form of the carrier, for example as a codex, roll, fragment, partial leaf, cutting etc.
Status Optional
Datatype teidata.enumerated

Definitions for the terms used may typically be provided by a <valList> element in the project schema specification.

Member of
Contained by
msdescription: physDesc
May contain
core: p
linking: ab
msdescription: layoutDesc supportDesc
<objectDesc form="codex">
 <supportDesc material="mixed">
  <p>Early modern
  <material>parchment</material> and
  <layout ruledLines="25 32"/>
Content model
  <classRef key="model.pLikeminOccurs="1"

   <elementRef key="supportDesc"

   <elementRef key="layoutDesc"

Schema Declaration
element objectDesc
   attribute form { teidata.enumerated }?,
   ( tei_model.pLike+ | ( tei_supportDesc?, tei_layoutDesc? ) )