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Foxes
 
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of paper foxes. 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 Fox Face - 1878 onwards

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The Fox Mask - 1931

As far as I know this design first appears in 'Origami (Part 1)' by Isao Honda, which was first published in Japan in 1931.

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1959

'How to Make Origami' by Isao Honda, which was published by Toto Shuppan Co. Ltd in Japan. by McDowell Obolensky of New York in the USA and by Museum Press Ltd of London in England, in 1959, contains diagrams for a Compound Fox in two parts, glued together.

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