Barbie Lunch Box

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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.
Credit Line
Gift of Thermos L.L.C. (through T. H. Chang)
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Exhibition
Taking America To Lunch
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
1962
ID Number
2004.3009.22.01
nonaccession number
2004.3009
catalog number
2004.3009.22.01
American Thermos Bottle Company
subject
School Personal Equipment
Toys
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
National Museum of American History
Object Name
lunch box