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ORIGATA: Basic Wrapping and Gifts for Daily Life/ Japanese ancient gift wrappping metod arranged to modern lifestyles.


“Origata” refers to the method of wrapping gifts in Japanese paper and the wrapping method used and originated as a courtesy for the samurai class. In addition to the basic origata, this section introduces more free and easy methods of wrapping and paper selection to suit modern lifestyles.

–Introduction to Origata–
Origata is an ancient word with nearly 600 years of history yet today, it is a lost word in Japan—in fact, very few Japanese even know its meaning today. Defined, it is the method of wrapping gifts with handmade paper without the use of scissors, tape or glue.

Publisher: Bunka Publishing Bureau (2017/3/10)
Release Date: March 10, 2017
Language: Japanese
Book (softcover) : 87 pages
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