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The seven friezes in a Portuguese tapestry

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This Portuguese tapestry is an example of all the seven symmetry types in a frieze. From the top we see: the friezes of type 2*∞, ∞×, *∞∞, ∞*, *22∞, ∞∞, 22∞.
From the exhibition Simetria, jogos de espelhos, realized in Porto in 2002 by the Portuguese association Atractor on the base of Simmetria, giochi di specchi - Symmetry, playing with mirrors.

The image belongs to the sections...:
Simetria, jogos de espelhos in Porto (From the exhibitions of matematita)
Posters (From the exhibitions of matematita)
The seven friezes woven on a tapestry (Symmetry)
Carpets (Anthology of images)
Carpets (Symmetry)
All together (Symmetry)


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