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Origami Moyo, Book Two, by Kawarazaki Kodo, 1935
 
Origami Moyo, Book Two, by Kawarazaki Kodo, was published in Japan in 1935. It is the second of two books which contain woodblock prints of paperfolding designs.

Note that the characters on the cream pages are the title of the following coloured print. The drawings on the cream pages seem to be there just for decoration and are not identified in the book. However, they are, of course, of great interest to the paperfolding historian.

Because the drawings on the cream pages in this volume are so light I have had to enhance the mid-tones to make them visible.

A full copy of the work can be viewed here.

If anyone can provide better / additional translations of the titles or help to identify the designs I will be extremely grateful!

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Print One

Left: The Pentagonal Knot

Right: Leaf (what kind?)

(The characters say ?????)

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Leaves

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Print Two

Left: The Sampan

Right: The Boat with Sail

Bottom: The Boat with Three Sails

(The top character says 'Water'. The others?)

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Water Birds

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Print Three

Left: ????

Right: Rabbit

(The characters say '

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?

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Print Four

Fukusuke and Osumo (which is which?)

Left:

Right:

(The characters say 'Hanabishi')

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Windmill Base Decoration

(Perhaps supposed to represent a hanabishi flower.)

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Print Five

Left: The Pig

Right:

(The characters say ?????)

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?

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Print Six

Left: The Inflatable Frog

Right: ?

(The characters say 'Mainly' ?)

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?

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Print Seven

Left: Squid

Right: Shellfish?

(The characters say ?????)

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Noshi (lacking abalone)

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Print Eight

Left:

Right:

(The characters say 'Asagao')

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Asagao (Morning Glory)

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Print NIne

Left: Crow

Right: The Cicada

(The characters say ?????)

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?

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Print Ten

Left:

Right:

(The characters say ?????)

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Equipment for the game of Battledore.

(The 'shuttlecock' design could be the Lily?)

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Print Eleven

Left: The Star Box

Right: The Sanbo on Legs

(The characters say 'Treasure')

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Print Twelve

Top:

Left: This design seems to include a hanabishi flower?

Right:

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Print Thirteen

Left: Dog

Right: Yukinko?

(The characters say 'Hozuki')

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Hozuki / Japanese Lantern Plant

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Print Fourteen

Left: The Windmill

Right: The Double Boat with Sail

(The characters say '

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?

(The left image can't be a single sheet design)

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Print Fifteen

Simple Cranes

(The characters say 'Waterlily')

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Waterlilies / The Lotus

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