Geometric Band 05

Hatched Line Band 07


Groups of parallel diagonal lines alternating in direction create a “triangle-patterned” or zigzag band. This is primarily seen on porcelain. Note that Hatched Line Band 04 is similar, except Hatched Line Band 04 includes bands of white space separating the triangles.

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
Interior Proximal Rim Painted, under free hand Purple-Blue, Intense Medium Hatched Line Band 07 Individual A