Document Folder

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1910-1920

GUSN

GUSN-294179

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

Descriptive Terms

folders (containers)
coverings and hangings for documents
wallpapers
wallpapers
folders (containers)
Arts and Crafts (movement)
Folder, File

Maker

Percival, Olive, Miss (Maker)
William Morris & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Los Angeles, California, United States; England

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

8 3/4 x 13 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1193.5

Places

Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California)
Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California)
England (United Kingdom) [country]

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Handmade file folder cover

Ground Color

Peach

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

Stylized Flowers
foliate

Period/Style

Arts and Crafts