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The Simple Crow
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of the origami design known as the Simple Crow. 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 drawing of the Simple Crow appears in an illustration by Takei Takeo in a 1927 issue of the children's magazine 'Kodomo No Kuni' (The Land of Children).



Diagrams for this design appear in 'Origami (Part 1)' by Isao Honda, which was first published in Japan in 1931