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Teddy bear - Centenary

Centenary

  • 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:

    B.23-2003

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Robin Rive designed this bear. She is an award winning teddy designer from New Zealand. This bear, called Centenary, is made from nine different types and colours of mohair. It was made especially to commemorate one hundred years of the teddy bear.

Physical description

Mohair plush fully jointed teddy bear made from nine different types and colours of mohair. The eyes are plastic and the nose and mouth stitched with black wool. There is a gold edged white ribbon around the neck.

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

Descriptive line

Mohair plush teddy bear made in New Zealand by Countrylife in 2002

Production Note

Reason For Production: Commemorative

Materials

Mohair

Techniques

Stuffing; Sewing

Categories

Children & Childhood; Dolls & Toys

Production Type

Limited edition

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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