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Teddy bear

Teddy bear

  • Place of origin:

    England (manufactured)

  • Date:

    1976 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Merrythought Limited (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stuffed and sewn mohair plush

  • Credit Line:

    Given by B. I. Holmes, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    MISC.149-1976

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is one of Merrythought's traditional M series teddy bears. The company used the letters of its name to denote different types of bear. M was the first letter and was also the first type - the traditional bear. Merrythought use a colour of mohair plush called London gold. This bear is so special that it is made from super London gold mohair.

Physical description

Golden mohair plush fully jointed teddy bear with dark brown nylon paw pads. The eyes are brown and black plastic and the nose and mouth stitched with black wool. There is a red ribbon around the neck.

Place of Origin

England (manufactured)

Date

1976 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Merrythought Limited (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Stuffed and sewn mohair plush

Dimensions

Height: 25.5 cm

Descriptive line

Golden mohair plush teddy bear made by Merrythought in 1976

Production Note

Reason For Production: Private

Categories

Children & Childhood; Dolls & Toys

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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