"Cornrow hairstyles originated long ago in Africa. African Americans have created many new cornrow styles. Like African art and architecture, cornrow hairstyles show the use of four geometric concepts: translation, rotation, reflection, and dilation."
Check out the this LINK to access software that lets you use the geometric knowledge from cornrow hairstyles to create your own simulated cornrow designs on the computer. Who knew something so beautiful is actually mathematically elegant?