Triple loop Klein bottle which when cut gives a pair of five-twist Mobius strips

Made:
1995 in Greenfield
maker:
Alan Bennett
and
Alan Bennett
and
Two single surface glass vessels made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, United Kingdom. Part one (1996-549, left) is a double

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Two single surface glass vessels made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, United Kingdom. Part one (1996-549, left) is a double
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Triple loop Klein bottle, which when cut gives a pair of five-twist Mobius strips, by Alan Bennett, Greenfield, Bedfordshire, England, 1995

Single surface glass vessel made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, 1995. The triple loop Klein bottle when cut gives a pair of five-twist Mobius strips. A Klein bottle is a surface which has no edges, no outside or inside and cannot properly be constructed in three dimensions.

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Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1996-550
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • vessel
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Bennett, Alan