Weaving Symmetry of the Philippine Northern Kankana-ey

Nathaniel A. Baylas IV, Teofina A. Rapanut, Ma. Louise Antonette N. De las Peñas
Proceedings of Bridges 2012: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2012)
Pages 267–274 Regular papers


This paper will discuss the indigenous mathematical concept of the weaving patterns on the fabrics of the Northern Kankana-ey in the Mountain Province, Philippines. This study examines the use of mathematical symmetries and color symmetries in various Northern Kankana-ey fabrics.