PloS One • Vol/Iss. 6(4) • The Public Library of Science • • Published In • Pages: e14810 •
There is not a core tradition of characters in Iranian tribal textile traditions; instead, the various cultural units with their set of characters ('pile-weave design') have different transmission histories.
Authors suggest that market trade influenced 'pile-weave design' characters to become a coherent cultural component with a unique transmission history. 'Pile-weave designs' are expected to produce a unique tree topology instead of having different evolutionary rates.
|Bayesian phylogenetic analysis