Half of a flower blooming from or growing out of a band. A radiating bloom may take many forms. It may be drawn on a plain background with detailed petals and leaves as shown, or it may be drawn with a flower petal background with simple, unshaded petals.
The genre for this stylistic element depends on a combination of decorative technique, color, and element.
Cataloging Example for Top Sherd:
|Interior/Exterior||Location||Decorative Technique||Color||Stylistic Element||Motif|
|Interior||Proximal Rim||Painted, under free hand||Blue, Muted Medium||Floral, Radiating Bloom 02||Individual A|