Document Folder

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1910-1920

GUSN

GUSN-294177

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

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Percival, Olive, Miss (Maker)

Location of Origin

Los Angeles, California, United States; Italy

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

13 1/4 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1193.3

Places

Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California)
Lenox (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)
Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California)
Italy