Origami Heaven

A paperfolding paradise

The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell

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Paper Bookmarks
 
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of paper bookmarks. 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.

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A design for a 'Lighthouse Bookmark' appears in 'The Art of Chinese Paper folding for Young and Old' by Maying Soong, which was published by Harcourt Brace and Company of New York in 1948. The design is clearly related to the Pagoda.

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