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).
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
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
nonaccession number
catalog number
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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