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The Pentagonal Knot
 
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of the origami design known as the Pentagonal Knot. 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.

This design appears to have been known at an early date in both Western Europe and Japan.

In Japan

 

In Western Europe