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soft toy - 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:


  • 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)


1952-1957 (manufactured)


Margarete Steiff GmbH (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Mohair, wool felt, steel wire, glass

Marks and inscriptions

EAN number


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

Descriptive line

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


Mohair; Felt; Steel; Glass


Printing; Bending

Subjects depicted



Children & Childhood; Soft toys

Production Type

Mass produced


Museum of Childhood

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