Lettering is any decorative element that includes printed letters or writing. This element uses multiple decorative techniques, ranging from stenciling, and stamping to painting and transfer printing.
The genre for this stylistic element depends on a combination of decorative technique, color, and element.
Cataloging Example for Depicted Sherd:
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|Interior/Exterior||Location||Decorative Technique||Color||Stylistic Element||Motif|
|Exterior||Body||Stencil||Purple-Blue, Muted Medium||Lettering||Individual A|
|Exterior||Rim||Incised, free hand||No Applied Color||Lettering||Individual A|