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Designs from the Triple Blintz Basic form
 
This page attempts to record what is known about the history of designs developed from the Triple Blintz Basic Form. 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.

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The Jacket / the Trousers - 1859 onwards

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The Cross - 1859 onwards

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The Muff - 1859 onwards

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The Steamship - 1863 onwards

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The Cross Star - 1863 onwards

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The Scent Bottle - 1873 onwards

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The Short Sleeved Shirt - 1873 onwards

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The Inkwell - 1873 onwards

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The Hat / Shirt - 1873 onwards

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The Pair of Boots - 1873 onwards

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Knickerbockers - 1880

There is mention of this design, which is made by folding the Jacket in half, in 'The Kindergarten Principle' by Mary J Lyschinska, which was published in London in 1880 by Wm Isbister Ltd, but unfortunately no illustration is provided.

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The Small Vase - 1882

This design appears, as 'The Vase', in part two of 'The Kindergarten Guide' by Maria Kraus Boelte and John Kraus, which was probably first published by E. Steiger and Company in New York in 1882.

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The Footstool and the Footstall Chair - 1948

In 'The Art of Chinese Paper folding for Young and Old' by Maying Soong, which was published by Harcourt Brace and Company of New York in 1948, the Cross is developed into a simple Footstall and Chair.

Footstall

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Chair

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