Klimt: Stocklet frieze: selfsimilarity

Similarity: a point, feature [hair curl: PART/curly leaves, curls in triangles: WHOLE], or detail in which two items are alike.

Self-similarity: the property of having a substructure [triangle motiv in dress: PART] analagous or identical to an overall structure [triangle dress: WHOLE].

[definition of similarity and self-similarity by thefreedictionary.com]

[Interpretation of painting by Klimt Gustav, The Tree of Life, Stocklet Frieze, ±1909]

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