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Andre Piette Collection, 1954-1979

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Creator:
Piette, Andre (ceramic designer artist) 1934-1984
Donor:
Magdoff, Sam
Collector:
Ceramics and Glass, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Subject:
Johnson, Lady Bird 1912-2007
Physical description:
8 cubic feet
8 boxes
Type:
Tracings
Collection descriptions
Clippings
Designs
Christmas cards
Wrapping materials
Photographs
Correspondence
Design drawings
Drawings
Place:
United States
Date:
1954
1954-1979
20th century
1950-2000
1940-2000
1950-1990
Notes:
Piette, artist and designer, spent his early years studying at the Academie Royale De Beaux-Arts in Liege, Belgium. He is noted for his designs of Christmas cards, wrapping paper, and wallpaper. In 1968 he was commissioned by Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson to design a set of White House state china, consisting of 2,500 pieces.
Summary:
Correspondence, drawings, clippings, White House china portfolio, designs, tracings and photographs of designs.
Cite as:
Andre Piette Collection, 1954-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Ceramics--Design
Design
Ceramics
Porcelain
Christmas card design
White House china
Designers
Wallpaper--Design
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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