Stippled can be used to describe both molded and painted surfaces.  Stippling is characterized by small, densely repeated dots that are either molded or painted.

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
Not Applicable
Interior/Exterior Location Decorative Technique Color Stylistic Element Motif
Exterior Body Molded No Applied Color Stippled Individual A