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soft toy

soft toy

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1950-1958 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Margarete Steiff GmbH (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mohair, wool felt, plastic

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Louise Anne Wheway

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Soft toy representing an elephant, made from grey mohair. The toy's ears are made from grey wool felt, and it wears a collar of red wool felt. The eyes are of plastic, as are the tusks. The tail is of string. The Steiff button is affixed to the left ear.

Place of Origin

Germany (manufactured)


1950-1958 (manufactured)


Margarete Steiff GmbH (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Mohair, wool felt, plastic

Marks and inscriptions

EAN number

Descriptive line

Soft toy, elephant, Steiff, 1950-58


Mohair; Felt

Subjects depicted



Children & Childhood; Soft toys

Production Type

Mass produced


Museum of Childhood

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