Striation

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Striation

In numismatics, small lines on the surface of a coin, sometimes only visible with magnification. Striation may be caused by polishing the die that struck the coin.
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Musclewhite's connection to the police force reminds us that the conventional detective himself participates in this effort to striate space by containing both the crime and its repercussions as well as the criminal, or, in effect, all that threatens to disrupt the boundaries by which the State defines itself and its claims to power.
The Townhouse collection spanned traditional and contemporary styles with cross-woven color striates in 100 percent New Zealand worsted wool.
The slatted panels create a curious herringbone effect, rather like woven fabric, that shimmers and striates in the changing light.