Using Technology to Explore the Geometry of Navajo Weavings

Mary Kay Kirchner and Reza Sarhangi
Proceedings of Bridges 2012: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2012)
Pages 581–588 Workshop papers


The Navajo Nation is famous for the creation of many styles of weavings, with respect to variations produced by different types of yarns, geometric patterns, and pictorial themes. This article will highlight traditional and contemporary Navajo weaving styles and the use of technology to explore the fundamental regions and to find the fractals within Navajo weavings.