Two adjoining bands characterize Plain Band 11. One solid thick band follows the edge of the vessel. The second band is a thin, darker band painted at the base of the wider first band. If this band is on a scalloped edge vessel, it follows the scalloped edge.
The genre for this stylistic element depends on a combination of decorative technique, color, and element.
Cataloging Example for Depicted Sherd:
|Painted, over free hand
|Red, Muted Light
|Plain Band 11
|No Applied Color