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2001.281.1193.17 (RS198179)

Description

Handmade folder used to hold family documents. The folder is one of a group of twenty-two created by Olive Percival of Los Angeles, California. The folder's label, handwritten by Percival, indicates it held "Gravestone Transcriptions" dating between 1801 and 1825 from Lee, Massachusetts. The folder is made from a folded piece of pasteboard covered with decorative paper. The decorative paper is printed in brown with a pattern of griffin figures on a coffer-patterned background.

Details

Maker
Percival, Olive, Miss, 1868-1945 (Maker)
Date
1910-1930
Inscriptions
"Gravestone / Transcriptions / Lee / Massachusetts / 1801-1825" (Written by Olive Percival.)
Location of origin
Los Angeles, California, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
pasteboard (paper)
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)
pasteboard (paper)
People and organizations
Percival, Olive, Miss, 1868-1945
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1193.17
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
293765

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