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What is this?

Flat, shaped resin form designed to wrap around wrist, secured by buttons at two points; surface with applied and embedded images and "function bottons" for: compass, phone, wristwatch, and regional information guide.

This is a prototype for wrist computer from United States. It is dated 1988 and we acquired it in 1991. Gift of Lisa Krohn. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

plastic, resin, metal, rubber, glass

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 1 x 25.5 x 24.7 cm (3/8 x 10 1/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Lisa Krohn was the donor and the designer of this object.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18637099/ |title=Prototype For Wrist Computer, "Wrist Computer Regional Information and Communication Port (concept model)", 1988 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=16 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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