Barbie Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
Barbie was originally invented in 1959 by Ruth Handler, and the Mattel Corporation has sold over a billion Barbie dolls world wide since that time.
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1962
maker
American Thermos Bottle Company
Physical Description
metal (closure material)
vinyl (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
cardboard (box material)
Measurements
overall: 23.5 cm x 10.5 cm x 19 cm; 9 1/4 in x 4 1/8 in x 7 1/2 in
ID Number
2004.3009.22.01
nonaccession number
2004.3009
catalog number
2004.3009.22.01
subject
Toys
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Exhibition
Taking America To Lunch
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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