Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron (Twelve-Pointed Star Dodecahedron)

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron (Twelve-Pointed Star Dodecahedron)

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Description
This cut and folded tan paper model is twelve-pointed. Around each point are two quadrilaterals and a triangle, making for a total of twenty-four quadrilateral and twelve triangular faces..
A mark on the object reads: Pentagonal (/) Dodecahedron (/) Aug. 13, 1936
Compare 1979.0102.280 , MA.304723.049, and MA.304723.505.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1936 08 13
1936
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 11.8 cm x 16.7 cm x 13.5 cm; 4 21/32 in x 6 9/16 in x 5 5/16 in
ID Number
MA.304723.505
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.505
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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