Bojagi are traditional Korean wrapping cloths. They are usually square and made from silk. They are from 1392 – 1910.<br />They have a variety of uses that range from: food coverings, carrying items, gifts, or bedding.<br />
Description: Norigae Po – wrapping cloth for personal ornaments. It is made using a satin weave silk patchwork design; It is a square: 41 cm. x 41 cm.<br />Date of Artwork: 19th century<br />
Mathematical Description<br />The polygons that were used to make this tessellation are triangles. They are <br />not regular triangles but they are 45°-45°-90° triangles. They are half a square.<br />You could recreate this tessellation by performing a translation, reflection, and/or rotation.<br />
Recreation of Korean Tessellation<br /> on Geometer’s Sketchpad<br />
Real-World Example<br />This tessellation is an example of a bathroom floor that <br />was made by translating and rotating squares.<br />
Citations<br />Totally Tessellated website: <br />http://library.thinkquest.org/16661/<br />Wordle was created at http://www.wordle.net<br />Images are from an image search on www.bing.com<br />The audio is a song by Prozak called My life story. It was a <br />free download from:<br />http://www.last.fm/music/+free-music-downloads/korean<br />Collaboration was done at www.docs.google.com<br />Pictures were edited on Windows Paint and this <br />Presentation was created on Microsoft PowerPoint.<br />
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