Origami Heaven

A paperfolding paradise

The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell


Paper Musical Instruments
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of paper models of musical instruments (as opposed to paper instruments that actually play). 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.


A design for 'L'Accordeon' (The Accordion) appears in Booklet 6 of 'Images a Plier', a series of 6 booklets published by Librairie Larousse in Paris in 1932.