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Symmetry and Pattern: The Art of Oriental Carpets

Symmetry and Pattern: The Art of Oriental Carpets

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.

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Cameron Seibly
Cameron Seibly (Student)
8 years ago
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.