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2001.281.1193.5 (RS198177)

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. The folder is made from a piece of Morris & Co. floral wallpaper block-printed in peach on light peach ground.

Details

Maker
Percival, Olive, Miss (Maker)
William Morris & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1910-1920
Location of origin
Los Angeles, California, United States; England
Material
wallpapers
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California)
Descriptive terms
Arts and Crafts (movement)
coverings and hangings for documents
Folder, File
folders (containers)
wallpapers
People and organizations
Percival, Olive, Miss
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
8 3/4 x 13 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1193.5
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
294179

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
Stylized Flowers
foliate
Period/Style
Arts and Crafts
Form
Handmade file folder cover
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat height 10 7/16 (inches)

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