Everlast "American Way Fallen Leaves" Relish Tray, 1940-1941

Summary

In 1940, industrial designers Russel and Mary Wright developed a housewares merchandising program called "American-Way," which sought to bring craft and industry together. Craftsmen, artists, designers, and manufacturers -- such as Everlast Metal Products Corporation who specialized in aluminum giftware -- contributed designs and products to the project. Mary Wright collaborated with Everlast to create the "Fallen Leaves" design seen in this piece, made for American-Way.

In 1940, industrial designers Russel and Mary Wright developed a housewares merchandising program called "American-Way," which sought to bring craft and industry together. Craftsmen, artists, designers, and manufacturers -- such as Everlast Metal Products Corporation who specialized in aluminum giftware -- contributed designs and products to the project. Mary Wright collaborated with Everlast to create the "Fallen Leaves" design seen in this piece, made for American-Way.

Artifact

Tray

Date Made

1940-1941

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2005.121.212

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Constance & James Levi.

Material

Aluminum (Metal)

Color

Silver (Color)

Dimensions

Length: 19.125 in

Width: 8.125 in

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