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soft toy - Tucky

Tucky

  • Object:

    soft toy

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1952-1957 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Margarete Steiff GmbH (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mohair, wool felt, steel wire, glass

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Louise Anne Wheway

  • Museum number:

    B.140-2017

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Soft toy representing a turkey, made from beige mohair printed with brown and blue-green to represent the bird's plumage. The tail and wing feathers are made from printed wool felt. The head and neck are made from wool felt, printed red. The eyes are black glass. The legs are of exposed steel wire. The Steiff button is affixed to the underside of the left wing.

Place of Origin

Germany (manufactured)

Date

1952-1957 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Margarete Steiff GmbH (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Mohair, wool felt, steel wire, glass

Marks and inscriptions

5325,03
EAN number

Dimensions

Height: 17 cm, Width: 9.5 cm, Depth: 14 cm

Descriptive line

Soft toy, turkey, 'Tucky', Steiff, 1952-57

Materials

Mohair; Felt; Steel; Glass

Techniques

Printing; Bending

Subjects depicted

Turkeys

Categories

Children & Childhood; Soft toys

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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