Modern Luxury

Cabins aboard the United States looked modern and metallic, marked by glass, aluminum, plastic, and man-made textiles. There was nothing opulent or Victorian about the ship’s interior design.

All of the artifacts here were used on the United States. The aluminum panel, painted by Constance Smith, is from the “Duck Suite,” one of the ship’s deluxe passenger suites. After one cruise, these woman’s evening shoes were found in a ceiling light fixture.