Geometric Band 21

Geometric Band 21


A series of opposite triangles separated by diagonal spaces.  Inside the triangles are half circle shapes with radiating lines running out to the enclosing edges of the triangle.  Commonly found on handpainted pearlware.

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 Dark Geometric Band 21 Individual A