Origata is the art of wrapping things in ordinary Japanese paper. It dates back to the Muromachi-era from 1336 to 1573, when even items such as dried kelp and paper fans were wrapped in washi, Japanese paper. Items were not simply bundled up, but rather neatly wrapped according to the shape as well as the person to receive it. There were also special ways of wrapping based on the number of items. A certain way to do origata! Origata only takes a little extra effort to show consideration for the person you are giving something to. Origata is a origin of the current origami. So let's learn about origata.