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Symmetry is used to analyze the patterns in Oriental carpets. Educational activities are provided along with other educational resources. This web site is a collaborative project of The Textile Museum and The Math Forum.
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: August 25, 2005
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 11, 2010
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Submitter: James Rutledge
Keywords: Rotation, Reflection, Assymetry, Translation

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Language: English
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Avatar for Cameron Seibly
5 years ago

Cameron Seibly (Student)

Indeed everything that is made is based in mathematics, of some kind, at some level. From the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore to a simple but beautiful woven rug. By using symmetry patterns are able to come to life, and they can be used in an almost infinite way.