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Teddy bear - Blue Teddy

Blue Teddy

  • Object:

    Teddy bear

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plush fabric, sewn and stuffed.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mary Kempson

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Blue-grey woven man-made plush fabric, with white ears and pads on the hands. It has swivel jointed arms and legs but the head and body are all in one. It has a pointed muzzle with nose and mouth embroidered in black thread. It has brown glass eyes with black pupils on metal spikes. It is stuffed with wood wool.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1960 (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Plush fabric, sewn and stuffed.


Height: 38 cm

Object history note

Belonged to the donor's son, Stephen b. 1957. It was known as 'blue teddy'.

Descriptive line

'Blue Teddy'; Fabric, English, 1960






Children & Childhood; Dolls & Toys

Production Type

Mass produced


Museum of Childhood

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