Geometric Model by Knowlton Rice, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Polyhedron with Holes

Geometric Model by Knowlton Rice, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Polyhedron with Holes

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Description
The top and the bottom of this tan paper model are regular pentagons with a hole cut out of them. Around the sides are ten faces that are irregular pentagons. On the inside are ten faces that are regular pentagons. A mark on the model reads: August 17, 1935 (/) Knowlton Rice.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Polyhedron
date made
1935 08 17
associated dates
1935 08 17 / 1935 08 17
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Rice, Knowlton
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 5 cm x 9 cm x 9 cm; 1 31/32 in x 3 17/32 in x 3 17/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.502
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.502
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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