Bridges 2012 Workshop Paper

Using Technology to Explore the Geometry of Navajo Weavings
Mary Kay Kirchner and Reza Sarhangi
(Proceedings pages 581–588)


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.