A band formed by a series of connected geometric “puzzle piece” shapes, oriented diagonally. A large “X” (presumably appearing at regular intervals) extends the entire thickness of the band.
The genre for this stylistic element depends on a combination of decorative technique, color, and element.
Cataloging Example for Depicted Sherd:
|Painted, under free hand|
|Interior/Exterior||Location||Decorative Technique||Color||Stylistic Element||Motif|
|Interior||Proximal Rim||Handpainted Blue||Purple-Blue, Muted Dark||Geometric Band 32||Individual A|