Paste/Temper: Yeocomico Ware has moderately compact, silty clay past. The crushed oyster shell temper varies from fine particles to fragments 9 mm in diameter. Temper normally is 1 to 2 mm in size and comprises 15 to 20 percent of the paste. The vessels tend to be brown, with some areas a light tan to orange.
Surface Treatment: The exterior surfaces of Yeocomico Ware are either smoothed over, scraped with a tool, or malleated with a cord-wrapped paddle.
Vessel Form: Vessel forms include cups, medium size bowls,
Vessel Diameter: Cups range from 8 to 10 cm in diameter, medium sized bowls and globular jars 15 to 23 cm in diameter.
Vessel Height: Unknown
Rim Form: Lips are slightly thinned and usually rounded, but sometimes flattened.
Base Form: Rounded or semi-conical bases.
Vessel Wall Thickness: Vessel thickness is generally thin, ranging from 4 to 7 mm.