The band consists of a single row of checkerboards (colored squares alternating with squares composed of “white space” of the vessel) alternating with a plain band.
The genre for this stylistic element depends on a combination of decorative technique, color, and element.
Cataloging Example for Depicted Sherd:
|Slipware, factory made|
|Interior/Exterior||Location||Decorative Technique||Color||Stylistic Element||Motif|
|Exterior||Body||Slip, lathe/engine turned||Purple-Blue, Muted Medium||Diced Square/Rectangle Band 12||Individual A|
|Exterior||Body||Incised, lathe/engine turned||No Applied Color||Diced Square/Rectangle Band 12||Individual A|