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Tait in Trans. Royal Sty Edin. Vol 32. p506a.
gives this figure (which is the precise ar-
rangement in fig.1 seen from the back)
The crossings here are
not alternate. I don’t
know whether Tait’s figure shows the breaks for the
crossings, but presumably so. The knot is
K3 5a/10c = II3 5b/10c
* The Japanese method is unknown to
the author, but the above is easy enough.
¶ Vic. & Alb. Mus. Orientl Coll. Cross Gall.
Room 20. Japan. Suits of armour. several.
make as vol. 5.259.B.
¶Cf ^ Victora & Albert Museum. (S. Kensington) Oriental Collections.
Cross Gallery. Room 21. Japanese Sedan Chair, where
this knot (or one resembling it) may be seen.
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