Origami Heaven

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The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell


Paper Pigs and Boars
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of paper pigs and boars. 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.


Paper Pigs

The Pig - 1882 onwards


Paper Boars

There is a rather basic design for a Wild Boar, made from the slit hexagon base, in the Kan No Mado, which is usually dated to 1845.