Geometric Model by Donald Riley, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Rhombic Dodecahedron with Holes


This cut and folded tan paper model has twelve faces, each in the shape of a rhombus. A circular disc is cut out of each face. A tag on the model reads: 77(/) HG1. Another mark reads: Donald Riley (/) 10/1/23

Date Made: 1923Date Made: 1923 10 01

Maker: Riley

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Worcester

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Credit Line: Gift of Louise D. Campbell

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0102.013Accession Number: 1979.0102Catalog Number: 1979.0102.013

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8.5 cm x 6 cm x 6.5 cm; 3 11/32 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 9/16 in


Record Id: nmah_905059

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