Sinuous abstract lines that have knots or bows characterize a ribbon element. This is not to be confused with Swag 2, a swag that incorporates a more structured ribbon motif along the rim of a vessel.
The genre for this stylistic element depends on a combination of decorative technique, color, and element.
Cataloging Example for Depicted Sherd:
|Interior/Exterior||Location||Decorative Technique||Color||Stylistic Element||Motif|
|Exterior||Body||Painted, under free hand||Purple-Blue, Intense Medium||Ribbon||Individual A|