Research Collections
Date
1920 – 1933
Material
wood; metal; grass
Catalogue Number
104.15.0001
Description
A dark brown wooden frame with thirteen horiztonal reed rods, two replaced with copper rods, each holding seven counting beads of black wood. The seven beads on each rod are divided into two sections by a vertical piece of wood the height of the frame, each section containing two and five beads. Co…
Title
Abacus
Date
1920 – 1933
Material
wood; metal; grass
Dimensions
36.9 x 3.0 x 17.4 cm
Description
A dark brown wooden frame with thirteen horiztonal reed rods, two replaced with copper rods, each holding seven counting beads of black wood. The seven beads on each rod are divided into two sections by a vertical piece of wood the height of the frame, each section containing two and five beads. Corners of frame are braced with brass plates, two flat wooden braces horizontally across back.
Subject
households
business
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.15.0001
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