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Pleated Membrane

IUD membrane with pleats

Flat membrane coil with zig-zag pleats culminates in a right-angled end with a thread.

 

Inventory number: 1799
Material: plastic (corrugated Alathon-20 polyethylene)
Dimensions, in cm: 3,2x3,8x0,2
Date: before 1973
Artist: Battelle Laboratories
Donor: Robert Snowden