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Kolams have fascinating relationships with the labyrinths of Crete, sona drawings of the Chockwe and picture grammars.

KolamMalekula2_small

Kolams have fascinating relationships with the labyrinths of Crete, sona drawings of the Chockwe and picture grammars.

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The TRUE Labyrinth has only one way in and out. Also, these are 7 circuit, meaning that movement through the Labyrinth induces a movement of sets of turns before the center is reached.

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DOC14/1887 - Geometrical drawing from Malekula (New Hebrides, Vanuatu)

- Geometrical drawing from Malekula (New Hebrides, Vanuatu)

DOC14/1888a - Geometrical drawing from Malekula (New Hebrides, Vanuatu)

- Geometrical drawing from Malekula (New Hebrides, Vanuatu)

Laynard Kolams

Kolams are curvilinear shapes drawn by Tamil women, usually early in the morning and usually just outside the house. Kolams have fascinating relationships with the labyrinths of Crete, sona drawings of the Chockwe and picture grammars.

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