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Symmetry in Pacific Northwest Baskets

What is symmetry? (continued)

Rotational symmetry is when you have a shape and rotate it around a single point. Here are some basket designs that display rotational symmetry.

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(Color image courtesy of Teri Rofkar)

(Black and white image scanned from Paul, Frances. 1944. Spruce Root Basketry of the Alaska Tlingit. Lawrence, Kansas: Haskell Press.)

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