Op-Art Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This domed steel lunch box is a conceptual design by Aladdin Industries in 1968 that was never manufactured. It has two metal snaps for a hinged dome lid and collapsible yellow plastic handle. The box has an undulating orange, yellow and blue checkerboard pattern that is made of vinyl and taped to bread loaf lunch box (see 2001.3101.16).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1968
maker
Aladdin
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 12 cm x 18 cm; 9 1/16 in x 4 3/4 in x 7 1/16 in
ID Number
2003.3070.24
nonaccession number
2003.3070
catalog number
2003.3070.24
subject
Family & Social Life
Lunch Boxes
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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