Obama State Dinner Official Seating, Place Setting and Decor Arrangements

Written By Sun-Times Wire Posted: 11/24/2009, 12:54pm

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Sample table setting for Obama first state dinner. (photo by Lynn Sweet)

Guests will be at tables of ten.
Linens: Apple green
Flowers: Deep purple
hydrangea, garden roses and sweet peas in a palette of deep plum purple and fuchsia

Services and Place Settings
From the White House historic collections
Eisenhower Porcelain, 1955
Clinton China, 2000
Bush China, 2008-2009

Decor: A tent–more like a pavillion– is on the South Lawn. The theme is a “garden theme,” dedicated “to green and sustainable elements.”