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Soft toy penguin - Cozy Heart Penguin

Cozy Heart Penguin

  • Object:

    Soft toy penguin

  • Place of origin:

    Taiwan (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1985-1986 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kenner Products (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stitched and stuffed nylon plush

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Nicola Hodges

  • Museum number:

    B.234-2000

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Unjointed soft toy penguin in a seated position primarily of purple nylon plush. The body front, face and paw pads are of white nylon plush. There is a red stitched design of a heart with a cap on its front. The white feet paw pads are heart shaped. The mouth is a yellow stitched line with a protruding yellow felt tongue. The nose is a yellow plastic heart shape. The mouth and nose area are yellow nylon plush. The eyes are two tone purple and white plastic. The eyebrows are two purple stitched lines. There is a tuft of purple nylon hair at the top of the head. There is a triangular tail and a red plastic heart shape placed above it to the right with the Care Bear Cousins logo in white on it. There is a white label printed in red attached to the underside of the tail.

Place of Origin

Taiwan (manufactured)

Date

1985-1986 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Kenner Products (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Stitched and stuffed nylon plush

Marks and inscriptions

Care Bear / Cousins™
Trade mark; Plastic heart attached to lower right side

KENNER® / CINCINNATI, OHIO 45202 / COZY HEART PENGUIN TM / CARE BEARS COUSINS TM / COLLECTION / © AMERICAN GREETINGS / CORP. 1984 / 61970 TK / MADE IN TAIWAN R.O.C.
Textual information; One side of label

PENN. REG NO.74 / ALL NEW MATERIALS / 100% SYNTHETIC FIBER STUFFING / MACHINE WASHABLE / Tie Toy in pillowcase, / wash warm, tumble dry, / medium heat. / Brush plush to fluff / DO NOT DRY CLEAN
Textual information; One side of label

Dimensions

Height: 25 cm

Object history note

Given to the donor by her parents for Christmas having been to see the Care Bears Movie. Cozy Heart Penguin was first produced in 1985.

Descriptive line

Nylon plush Care Bear Cousin, Cozy Heart Penguin, made in Taiwan by Kenner between 1985 and 1986

Production Note

Reason For Production: Retail

Materials

Nylon plush; Plastic; Thread; Felt

Techniques

Stitching; Stuffing

Categories

Christmas presents

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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