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



A Deer (with cut ears) appears in 'Origami: Folding Paper for Children' by Claude Sarasas, which was first published by Kodansha in Tokyo in 1951.



A Compound Stag made from two pieces of paper is pictured, but not explained, in 'How to Make Origami' by Isao Honda, which was published by Toto Shuppan Co. Ltd in Japan. by McDowell Obolensky of New York in the USA and by Museum Press Ltd of London in England, in 1959.