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2001.281.1193.3 (RS198173)

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. This folder's label, handwritten by Percival, indicates it held "Miscellaneous Papers of Lydia Percival of Lenox, Massachusetts (1773-1830)." The folder is made of decorative paper with a folk art style pattern of birds trees and flowers. The paper is stamped "Made in Italy." The interior of the folder is backed by a piece of cardboard wrapped in a second decorative paper with a pattern of yellow and orange leaves with metallic silver veins on a green and blue checkered background.

Details

Maker
Percival, Olive, Miss (Maker)
Date
1910-1920
Location of origin
Los Angeles, California, United States; Italy
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
Italy
Lenox (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)
Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California)
Descriptive terms
coverings and hangings for documents
Folder, File
folders (containers)
paper (fiber product)
People and organizations
Freeman, Lydia Percival, 1773-1830
Percival, Olive, Miss
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 1/4 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1193.3
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
294177

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