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2001.281.1193.10 (RS198128)

Description

Handmade folder used to hold family documents. The folder is one of a group of twenty-one created by Olive Percival of Los Angeles, California. It is labeled "Percival - Boston Transcripts 1921." The folder is made from a piece of wallpaper roller-printed with a floral diamond pattern in pink over a background of thin olive and white stripes over tan ground. The wallpaper is backed with a plain white paper. There is an interior pocket made from a third paper, which is off-white with a smooth, polished finish.

Details

Maker
Percival, Olive, Miss, 1868-1945 (Maker)
Date
1921-1930
Inscriptions
"Percival - / Boston Transcript / 1921 -" (Written by Olive Percival.)
Location of origin
Los Angeles, California, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California)
Descriptive terms
coverings and hangings for documents
Folder, File
folders (containers)
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
People and organizations
Percival, Olive, Miss, 1868-1945
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1193.10
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293715

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Diamond
Stylized flowers
Floral Vine
Stripes
Period/Style
Diaper Pattern
Form
Handmade document folder
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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