Document Folder

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1910-1930

GUSN

GUSN-293765

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

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Gravestone / Transcriptions / Lee / Massachusetts / 1801-1825" (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 1/2 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1193.17

Places

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