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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, glass, nylon

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Louise Anne Wheway

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Soft toy representing a rabbit in a seated position, made from grey-brown mohair, with printed black detailing on the ear tips and around the eyes. Around the neck is a pink nylon bow with an attached brass bell. The eyes are of brown glass. Either side of the mouth are black nylon whiskers. The mouth and nose are made using applied red woollen thread. The Steiff button is affixed in its left ear.

Place of Origin

Germany (manufactured)


1950-1958 (manufactured)


Margarete Steiff GmbH (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Mohair, glass, nylon

Marks and inscriptions

EAN number


Height: 20 cm including ears, Width: 10 cm, Depth: 17 cm

Descriptive line

Soft toy, rabbit (sitting, with ribbon and bell), Steiff, 1950-58


Mohair; Brass; Glass; Nylon

Subjects depicted



Children & Childhood; Soft toys

Production Type

Mass produced


Museum of Childhood

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