Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Band of Nine Triangles Arranged in a Hexagon

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Band of Nine Triangles Arranged in a Hexagon

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Description
This cut and glued sheet of paper is a strip with nine equilateral triangles. These are marked, arranged and folded into a hexagon (with a hole in the middle) so that six sides show up on one side, each marked "3," six show up on the other side, each marked "2," and six are hidden. Each of the hidden sides is marked "1."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Unknown
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut, folded and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial:.1 cm x 6 cm x 6 cm; 1/32 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in
ID Number
MA.304723.700
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.700
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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