Plain Band 11

Plain Band 11


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.

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
Overglaze, handpainted
Interior/Exterior Location Decorative Technique Color Stylistic Element Motif
Interior Proximal Rim Painted, over free hand Red, Muted Light Plain Band 11 Individual A
Exterior Rim Molded No Applied Color Scalloped Edge Individual B