Shell Edge 21

Shell Edge 21


The rim of the vessel is regularly scalloped (a series of repeating arcs), and the molded shell pattern features widely and evenly spaced wavy impressions. The molded decoration also features medallion-like elements descending from the molded rim.

(see “Raised Ovals”

Stylistic Genre:

Shell Edge. Select Shell Edge plus the appropriate color (i.e. Shell Edge Blue, Shell Edge, Green, etc.)

Cataloging Example for Depicted Sherd:

Stylistic Genre
Shell Edge, green
Interior/Exterior Location Decorative Technique Color Stylistic Element Motif
Interior Proximal Rim Painted, under free hand Green, muted medium Shell Edge 21 Individual A
Interior Proximal Rim Molded Not Applicable Shell Edge 21 Individual A