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Teddy bear

Teddy bear

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, made)

  • Date:

    c 1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plush, sewn and stuffed.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mary Kempson

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Golden coloured woven plush fabric with all in one body and limbs. The ears and feet are of white plush, with white felt pads. It has a pointed muzzle with nose and mouth embroidered in black thread. It has replacement eyes of black buttons. There is a blue ribbon tied in a bow around its neck. The head is stuffed with wood wool, the body with kapok.

Place of Origin

England (probably, made)


c 1960 (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Plush, sewn and stuffed.


Height: 25.4 cm

Object history note

Belonged to the donor's son Stephen, b. 1957.

Descriptive line

Fabric, English ?, c1960


Plush; Kapok; Wood wool


Sewing; Stuffing


Children & Childhood; Dolls & Toys


Museum of Childhood

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