The Public Paperfolding History Project

Main Index Page

Last updated 28/11/2023


The Woven Basket
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of the design known as the Woven Basket. 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.



As far as I know this design first appears in 'Die Praxis Des Kindergartens' by Auguste Koehler, which was published by Herman Bohlau in Weimar in 1873.



A similar design appears in the second ediion of 'Des Kindes Erste Beschaftigungsbuch' by E Barth and W Niederley, which was pulished in 1886.



The Woven Basket also appears in 'Häusliche Kleinkunst und Bastelarbeit in Wort und Bild' by Hermann Pfeiffer, which was published by Verlag von Hermann Zieger in Leipzig in 1911.