Pieces that have colored bands around them are not painted, instead, the potter would blow colored slip through a pipe onto the piece while turning on a potter's wheel. Some pieces are thrown and shaped and some molded. These pieces are from the 1800's.
This tea towel has the tiniest of stitches for the design!!!
Some pieces have paint sponged on the raised portions, this is a rare pitcher.
If you run your fingers over this bowl, you'd know the white bands are raised indicating they are blown on slip. The mug has a Rockingham glaze on it.