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Paper Angels
This page is being used to collect information about the history of designs for folded paper Angels. 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.



Diagrams for an 'Origami Angel' (with a star stuck on to create a head) appeared in 'The Observer' newspaper for 20th December 1959.

(This design was also published in the Origamian for December 1959 where it was said to be Japanese.)