Herringbone and Bow


“Strings” of herringbone columns extending down from rim. Sections of the herringbone pattern are separated by a bow element. May or may not be painted.

Stylistic Genre:

The genre for this stylistic element depends on a combination of decorative technique, color, and element.

Cataloging Example for Top Sherd:


Stylistic Genre
Molded Edge Decoration, other
Interior/Exterior Location Decorative Technique Color Stylistic Element Motif
Interior Proximal Rim Molded Not Applicable Molded Edge 06 Individual A