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Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Trapezohedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Trapezohedron

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The twenty-four faces of this tan paper model are kite-shaped quadrilaterals known as trapezia. The edges are not joined around the center.
A mark reads: Nov. 20, 1937 (/) Trapezohedron (/) 601.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1937 11 20
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 14 cm x 16.5 cm x 15 cm; 5 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in x 5 29/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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