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.
Correspondence, drawings, clippings, White House china portfolio, designs, tracings and photographs of designs.
Andre Piette Collection, 1954-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History