Any element that resembles a tree. The type of tree is unimportant; a palm tree, an evergreen tree, and a deciduous tree would all be a “Tree” stylistic element.

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
Handpainted Blue
Interior/Exterior Location Decorative Technique Color Stylistic Element Motif
Interior Base Painted, under free hand Purple-Blue, Intense Dark Tree Individual A