|Detail of appliqué on Late Caddo
jar. As is apparent, the appliqué fillets (thin clay "ropes")
were added after the jar was formed. The fact that some of them separated
cleanly from the vessel wall, suggests that the pot had already begun
to dry, making for a poor bond.
Cass Appliqué jar, Late Caddo, ca. A.D
1400-1650, 41MX4, height = 17.6 cm, diameter = 14.3 cm. TARL Collections.
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