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Workers Ornamental Lunch Box

Workers Ornamental Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This domed, tin lunch box was made around 1950, but has an unknown maker. The box has two metal snaps for a hinged lid and a spiraled wire hinged handle. There is a silver design with red outlined rosettes and green outlined scallops on the lid and sides.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
date made
ca 1950
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 27 cm x 20 cm x 13 cm; 10 5/8 in x 7 7/8 in x 5 1/8 in
ID Number
2001.3101.17
nonaccession number
2001.3101
catalog number
2001.3101.17
subject
School Personal Equipment
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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