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Da Vinci's Dessert--No Pi

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Published on Feb 25, 2014

The title of this quilt is Leonardo's Dessert--no Pi. It is said that Leonardo da Vinci was trying to square the circle when he came up with the curvilinear gold shapes in this quilt. We now know that this technique is impossible. Nevertheless, Leonardo did invent the unusual curvilinear figures. Dissecting the set of figures gives us a rectangle.

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