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2001.281.1193.4 (RS198181)

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 was made to hold the "Miscel. Papers of Elisha Percival, Jr. of Lenox, Massachusetts (1781-1867)." The folder is made from a double layer of striped floral wallpaper.

Details

Maker
Percival, Olive, Miss (Maker)
Date
1910-1920
Inscriptions
"Miscel. Papers / of / Elisha Percival, Jr. - / Of Lenox, Mass. - / (1781-1867) / et al.-" (Written by Olive Percival.)
Location of origin
Los Angeles, California, United States
Material
wallpapers
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
Lenox (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)
Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California)
Descriptive terms
coverings and hangings for documents
floral patterns
Folder, File
folders (containers)
stripes
wallpapers
People and organizations
Percival, Elisha, Mr., Jr., 1871-1867
Percival, Olive, Miss
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 3/8 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1193.4
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
294178

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Machine Printed
Decor Motif
Floral vine
Stripe
Roses
Imitation grass mating
Period/Style
Floral Stripe
Form
Handmade file folder cover
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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