Teddy bear

Object Number: 
INV.9950
Date: 
1905-1912
Medium: 
Plush, mohair, felt, wood, metal (probably nickel)
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 x 8 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 35.6 x 22.2 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Jointed teddy bear with long muzzle, small, unstuffed ears made from two semi-circles of plush material, close-set wooden boot button eyes, and triangular nose of horizontal stitches in black thread, outlined with two diagonal stitches; long curved arms taper toward paws, with four claws indicated by stitches in black thread; large narrow feet with beige pads and four claws indicated by stitches in black thread; pads made from beige felt; beige-colored mohair plush fur, with wood-wool stuffing throughout bear; blank nickel-plated button in left ear; voice box inside bear's torso.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group