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"Levy Dragon Outside Tapestry," by Larry Riddle (Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA)

Back stitch embroidery on 18 point canvas, 31 x 31 cm, 2013

I have been working with needle crafts since graduate school. I have also been interested in fractals and fractal geometry for more than 20 years. The Levy Dragon Outside Tapestry consists of four copies of the Levy Dragon built from the edges of a square. The iteration steps are repeated on each of the four sides of the square with the initial triangle motif placed outside the square. This back stitch design shows the twelfth iteration for this outside construction.The outside tapestry was done in two shades of blue to better show each of the four copies of the Levy dragon. --- Larry Riddle

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