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Panda

Panda

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, manufactured)

  • Date:

    1938-1940 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stitched wool and mohair with excelsior and kapok stuffing

  • Museum number:

    B.226-1999

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Teddy bear shaped panda soft toy with jointed head and limbs. The head and body front are white mohair plush. The arms, legs, ears and body back are black mohair plush. The feet and paw pads are white linen. The eyes are black and orange glass on wire shanks with a backing of black felt. The nose is of black wool horizontally stitched, the mouth an almost straight line of black wool with a short vertical stitch. There are four white wool stitched claws on each paw and three on each foot (one is missing on each). The head is stuffed with wood wool (excelsior), the body with kapok and the arms and legs with a mixture of these two. There is a squeaker type voice box within the body.

Place of Origin

England (probably, manufactured)

Date

1938-1940 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Unknown (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Stitched wool and mohair with excelsior and kapok stuffing

Dimensions

Height: 31.5 cm

Descriptive line

Mohair plush panda teddy bear made in England in the 1930s

Production Note

Reason For Production: Retail

Materials

Mohair; Wool; Excelsior; Kapok

Techniques

Stitching; Stitching; Stuffing

Subjects depicted

Pandas; Teddy bears

Categories

Soft toys; Animals and Wildlife; Children & Childhood

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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