What is this?
Balanced plaid in dark brown, dark green, yellow and off-white ("Curry" colorway).
Why is this in our collection?
Russel Wright was one of the most important pioneers in American design, especially recognized for his efforts to revolutionize how people live and relate to their domestic environment. As Donald Albrecht wrote in the catalog for the museum’s 2001–2 exhibition, Russel Wright: Creating American Lifestyle, Wright’s “inexpensive, mass produced dinnerware, furniture, appliances, and textiles were not only visually and technically innovative but were also the tools to achieve his concept of ‘easier living,’ a unique American lifestyle that was gracious yet contemporary and informal.” To help complete his idea of an American lifestyle, Wright also designed textiles. This tablecloth represents one of... more