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 Applique jar
Cass Appliqué jar, Late Caddo, ca. A.D 1400-1650, 41MX4, height = 17.6 cm, diameter = 14.3 cm. TARL Collections. Click on image for enlarged view.
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