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Teddy bear - Teddy 2002

Teddy 2002

  • Object:

    Teddy bear

  • Place of origin:

    New Zealand (manufactured)

  • Date:

    2002 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rive, Robin (designer)
    Countrylife NZ (manufacturers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stuffed and sewn mohair plush

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Countrylife NZ

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Robin Rive designed this bear. She is an award winning teddy designer from New Zealand. This bear, called Teddy 2002, won a Toby award in 2002. It was made especially to commemorate one hundred years of the teddy bear. It is made to look like Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States at the beginning of the twentieth century. He was known as Teddy and is said to have given his name to the soft toy.

Physical description

Long brown mohair plush fully jointed teddy bear. The bear is designed to resemble President Theodore Roosevelt with a hat, a red spotted scarf around the neck and a pair of spectacles.

Place of Origin

New Zealand (manufactured)


2002 (manufactured)


Rive, Robin (designer)
Countrylife NZ (manufacturers)

Materials and Techniques

Stuffed and sewn mohair plush

Object history note

Winner of the TOBY award in 2002

Descriptive line

Brown mohair plush teddy bear made in New Zealand by Countrylife in 2002

Production Note

Reason For Production: Commemorative




Stuffing; Sewing


Children & Childhood; Dolls & Toys

Production Type

Limited edition


Museum of Childhood

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