Origami Heaven

A paperfolding paradise

The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell


Paper 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.


The Fox Face - 1878 onwards


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.