Document Folder

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1921-1930

GUSN

GUSN-293715

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

Descriptive Terms

folders (containers)
coverings and hangings for documents
paper (fiber product)
wallpapers
folders (containers)
Folder, File

Inscription

"Percival - / Boston Transcript / 1921 -" (Written by Olive Percival.)

Associated Person

Percival, Olive, Miss, 1868-1945
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Percival, Olive, Miss, 1868-1945 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Los Angeles, California, United States

Dimensions

9 x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1193.10

Places

Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California)
Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Machine Printed

Form

Handmade document folder

Ground Color

Tan

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Diamond
Stylized flowers
Floral Vine
Stripes

Period/Style

Diaper Pattern