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Teddy bear

Teddy bear

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1980s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Merrythought Limited (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

1. teddy bear of light brown mohair; jointed at the neck, shoulders and hips; brown and black glass eyes; nose and mouth embroidered with black threads; paw pads a matching flannelette. To the right pad is sewn a green and yellow woven cloth label - MADE EXCLUSIVELY FOR HARRODS BY MERRYTHOUGHT ENGLAND. Sewn under the right arm is a printed white label - Contents All New Materials Reg No. PA 168. Conforms to British Safety Standards. Merrythought Made in England. On the other side of the label are the cleaning instructions.
2. cream ribbon tied around neck

Place of Origin

England (made)


1980s (made)


Merrythought Limited (made)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

two labels; one attached to base of right foot; the other to the right side under arm

Object history note

belonged to the donor, 1937-1992; see B 387-1992

Descriptive line

Teddy Bear; English; 1980s

Production Note

Made by: Merrythought, Ironbridge Shropshire; made for Harrods of London


Museum of Childhood

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