“Clouded” decoration consists of a clear lead-fluxed glaze with spots of transparent color added, such as green, yellow, blue, gray, or brown. This is similar to “Tortoiseshell” decoration, which consists of a brown speckling under a clear lead-fluxed glaze.

Stylistic Genre:

The genre for this stylistic element depends on a combination of decorative technique, color, and element.


Cataloging Example for Depicted Sherd:

Stylistic Genre
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Interior/Exterior Location Decorative Technique Color Stylistic Element Motif
Exterior Body Applied Powder/ Crystals Yellow-Red, Muted Medium Clouded Individual A