Origami Heaven

A paperfolding paradise

The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell


The Plaster Holder
This page attempts to record what is known about the history of the origami design which I call The Plaster Holder. 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.


The Lady's Book (aka Godey's Lady Book) of June 1834, an American publication, contains instructions for folding a container for a court-plaster (a sticking plaster made by coating taffeta or silk on one side with some adhesive substance, commonly a mixture of isinglass and glycerine)