Grass elements can range from short grass tufts (top picture) to long, curved grass with tufts at the end. Seen on both painted porcelains and earthenwares, grass is usually a grouping of thin lines that can be short and straight or long and curved and anywhere in-between.

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 Base Painted, under free hand Purple-Blue, Intense Dark Grass Individual A