Haas Loop Soroban


Accession Number: 1994.14.5

Description: Abacus has a wooden base and wire rods with plastic beads. The rods arc so that the beads move freely up and over the arc. Rods are arranged in 11 columns, with 11 short rods at the top that hold a single bead each and 11 longer rods at the bottom that hold 4 beads each. There is no horizontal bar. The bottom of the base is covered in red felt.

Height: 4

Width: 8.7

Depth: 1.7

Date Made: ca. 1960

Maker: Haas, Victor, designer

Place of Origin: Seattle

Collection: Gissoni Abacus Collection

History/Provenance: Gissoni Abacus Collection

Credit Line: Gift of Fred Gissoni, 1994.14

Subjects: Abacus Mathematical instruments Mathematics Instructional aids, tools, and supplies

Made: Victor Haas

Material: Wood, metal, plastic

Updated: 05/16/2014