Origami Heaven

A paperfolding paradise

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Fold and Slit Paper Tinsel / Tassles
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of Fold and Slit Paper Tinsel / Tassles. 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 Paper Tinsel first appears in 'Des Kindes Erste Beschaftigungsbuch' by E Barth and W Niederley, which was published in Bielefeld and Leipzig and the foreword of which is dated October 1876.