Introducing the Möbius-Twisted Turk's Head Knot

Carlo H. Séquin and Lorenzo Larrucea
Proceedings of Bridges 2015: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2015)
Pages 335–338

Abstract

This paper shows how the classical braided Turk's Head knot can be changed from a cylindrical configuration into a single-sided Möbius band. Realizations are shown using latigo leather and colored paper strips, respectively.

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