Garland Band 12


A single plain band with a meandering band atop it. The meandering band is composed of closely-spaced “leaves” oriented in the same direction. A three-part stacked half-circle element is alternated with the meandering band, placed in the blank spaces between its peaks and troughs.

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
Handpainted Blue
Interior/Exterior Location Decorative Technique Color Stylistic Element Motif
Exterior Body Painted under, free hand Purple-Blue, Muted Dark Garland Band 12 Individual A