Radiating Lines

Radiating Lines


Radiating Lines is characterized by painted lines that radiate from a central point.  In this example, Radiating Lines are painted on a lid finial, with the center point being the pointed top of the finial.

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
Polychrome, warm
Interior/Exterior Location Decorative Technique Color Stylistic Element Motif
Exterior Lid Painted, under free hand Red, Muted Dark Radiating Lines Individual A