Geometric Model of A. Harry Wheeler, Polyhedron with Ten Long Spikes, Four Short Spikes, and Six Circular Arcs

Geometric Model of A. Harry Wheeler, Polyhedron with Ten Long Spikes, Four Short Spikes, and Six Circular Arcs

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Description
This cut, folded and taped tan paper model has twelve long spikes, In the dimples between these long points are four three-sided spikes (there appear to be spaces for four more). Two opposite sides of the model have paper rings folded in half and opened to the angle between two long points. Two other partial circular rings open at an obtuse angle between faces of two points in the upper part of the surface. The model has no maker's mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and taped (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 11.5 cm x 16 cm x 17 cm; 4 17/32 in x 6 5/16 in x 6 11/16 in
ID Number
MA.304723.477
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.477
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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