I was looking for a desktop background. Windows 7 has a section called Solid Colors. Lo and behold! I saw a color that looked like my first Windows (3.11):
But that’s a screen capture of a Win 95 desktop. For reasons unbeknownst to me, neither Bing nor Google was able to turn up (at least, in the first few pages) a decent screen capture of a Win 3.11 desktop (one that would show the solid color with the blue windows).