Friday, November 19, 2010

"Three hares sharing three ears, Yet every one of them has two."

According to Wikipedia, this optical-illusion design originated in East Asia and spread all the way to England during the Middle Ages-- picking up a variety of mystical connotations at every turn.

See also the rabbit-duck.

1 comment:

  1. I've also seen that sort of design in Celtic knotwork. It's a nice bit of perpetual motion, too.