Composed of a central band (made up of connected ovals) with a meandering band atop it. Various floral elements extend from the meandering band, punctuated by symmetrical radial flowers at central points. In this example the garland forms a circular frame around central text.
The genre for this stylistic element depends on a combination of decorative technique, color, and element.
Cataloging Example for Depicted Sherd:
|Interior/Exterior||Location||Decorative Technique||Color||Stylistic Element||Motif|
|Exterior||Body||Painted under, free hand||Purple-Blue, Muted Dark||Garland Band 09||Individual A|
|Exterior||Body||Painted under, free hand||Purple-Blue, Muted Dark||Lettering||Individual B|