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The Three-Piece Purse
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of the origami design I call the Three-Piece Purse. 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 in 'Pocket Guide to Origami: Bow-Wow Book', by Isao Honda, which was published by the Asahi Origami Club, Tokyo in 1959.



The same design appears in 'The World of Origami' by Isao Honda, which was published in the USA by Japan Publications Trading Company in 1965.