Symmetry and Pattern: The Art of Oriental Carpets


Subject:
Crafts , Textiles

Description:
This site explores pattern and deviations from a pattern in Oriental carpets. Includes a discussion and examples of asymmetry and symmetry-breaking and grids and tessellations, a rug gallery, and a description of rug knots (Turkish and Persian). Also includes a glossary, bibliographies, activities for students, and related material. From the Textile Museum and the Math Forum at Drexel University.

Publisher:
The Textile Museum; The Math Forum at Drexel

Language:
English

Source:
http://mathforum.org/geometry/rugs/


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