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The Hand Basket
 
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of the origami design known a the Hand Basket. 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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1956

As far as I know the 'Hand Basket', which is developed from the Preliminary Fold, first appears in 'Paper Magic' by Robert Harbin, which was published by Oldbourne in London in 1956

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1968

This design also appears, as 'Basket or Japanese Box with Handle', in 'Teach Yourself Origami: The Art of Paperfolding' by Robert Harbin, which was published by The English Universities Press in 1968.

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