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ID: 500125773
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500125773

 

Record Type: Person
Cabot, Petra (American painter and designer, 1907-2006)

Note: Born Emma Mearns, she later changed her name to Petra. Cabot is her married name. She studied painting and fine arts in her youth, but gained renown for her design for a large thermally insulated bucket called the Skotch Kooler in 1952. In 1945 she designed a mural depicting the National Maritime Union, and worked for the designer Russel Wright from 1938-1950.

Names:
Cabot, Petra (preferred,V)
Petra Cabot (V,display)
Mearns, Emma (birth name) (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
designer
painter
industrial designer
teacher

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Woodstock (Ulster county, New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
employee of ....  Wright, Russel  1938-1950
....................  (American designer, 1904-1976) [500001139]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Cabot, Petra (I)

Biographies:
(American painter and designer, 1907-2006) ..... [VP Preferred]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Cabot, Petra ........ [VP Preferred]
..........................  Martin, Petra Cabot, New York Times (2006)
Mearns, Emma ........ [VP]
..........................  Martin, Petra Cabot, New York Times (2006)
Petra Cabot ........ [VP]
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr2006029815
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr2006029815
....................  Martin, Petra Cabot, New York Times (2006)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Martin, Petra Cabot, New York Times (2006)
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