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On view at the Museum: The Food Sector

Box for transporting bananas, Oké

Contemporary Era, South America

This type of crate was introduced in 1961 to transport bunches of bananas. Before it was invented, entire clusters of bananas used to be hung in boat holds.


  • Type: Container
  • Place of origin: Panama
  • Materials and techniques: Cardboard
  • Date: 2016
  • Dimensions: 19 x 40 x 60 cm
  • Brand: Oké
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