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Geometric Fold and Cut Designs from Squares with 8-fold Symmetry
 
This page attempts to record what is known about Rotationally Symmetric Fold and Cut Geometric Designs from Squares with 4-fold Symmetry. Please contact me if you know any of this information is incorrect or if you have any other information that should be added. Thank you.

The information on this page is incomplete at present

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1855

'A Practical Guide to the English Kinder Garten' by Joh and Bertha Ronge, which was published by Hodson and Son in London in 1855, contains several plates which show ways of cutting designs into squares which have been folded into an eight layer silver triangle.

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1859

'Manuel pratique des jardins d'enfants de Frédéric Froebel', which was compiled by J F Jacobs and published by F Claassen in Brussells and L Hachette and Cie in Paris in 1859, also contains several plates which show ways of cutting designs into squares which have been folded into an eight layer silver triangle.

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1873

'Die Praxis Des Kindergartens' by Auguste Koehler, which was published by Herman Bohlau in Weimar in 1873 also contains a Plate which shows ways of cutting designs into squares which have been folded into an eight layer silver triangle.

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1900

'What Shall We Do Now?, by Edward Verral Lucas and Elizabeth Lucas was published by Frederick A Stokes Company in New York in 1900, contains instructions for making a 'Paper Mat' with eight-fold symmetry.

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