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When was origami last found?
What is origami?
Who introduced it first?
Did the Chinese create it first?
Where was it first introduced?
Why is it here?

—ygyyu, December 21, 2001


Your Answer:


According to the Fact Monster dictionary, origami is the "the traditional Japanese art or technique of folding paper into a variety of decorative or representational forms, as of animals or flowers." See these articles on the history of paperfolding for more information on the origins of origami.


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