Lithograph cloth teddy bear with soccer ball circa 1920. Bright lithographed teddy bear holding soccer ball on soft linen type fabric. He is securely sewn together with his feet left open so he can be stuffed. Currently this teddy is flat. The teddy has a charming oversized head, blue and gold soccer jersey creating an elongated body and short stocky legs.
There are a few areas where the linen shows through the printing process such as on the edge of his right arm left outer arm edge and back. These are not holes but areas where the dye did not print perfectly. The linen is very soft and pliable and he readily folds in half.
Charming lithograph teddy, ready to stuff, frame or leave him flat.
Date: Circa 1920
Size: Approximately 16 inches tall
Condition: Bright unfaded lithograph sewn together with opening at feet to stuff him. No holes, tears, stains or repairs. No Smells. Areas to lithograph where dye did not penetrate linen and the white linen shows through. Noted on side of left arm, right elbow and back. These are not holes but areas of imperfection when manufactured. Please see photos.
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