Object StatementToy, Muppet doll, Big Bird, synthetic cloth/polyurethane/cellulose, Muppets Inc/Knickerbocker Toy Company, USA/ Taiwan, 1980-1985
Physical DescriptionToy, Muppet doll, Big Bird, synthetic cloth/polyurethane/cellulose, Muppets Inc/Knickerbocker Toy Company, USA/ Taiwan, 1980-1985.
Soft toy based on the character Big Bird from the Muppets, which were puppet-style figures that appeared on TV's Sesame Street, an American children's program, and in Muppet TV specials and films.
Yellow synthetic body, stuffed with shredded polyurethene and cellulose fibres, yellow synthetic wings and tail, head sewn in two pieces with separate piece for beak, plastic glued on protruding eyes with pink eyelids, body seamed in centre front and back with separate piece for rear into which tail is sewn, orange and red striped synthetic fabric legs with semi articulated toes. Wings and tail unstuffed, fabric semi articulated hands. Dressed in vinyl red raincoat with yellow trim and fireman's hat, which are attached to the body. Printed on hat in blue '1', printed on pocket in yellow, 'Big Bird'.
MarksLooped manufacturers tag attached to rear of body at bottom seam, printed black text on white synthetic, Sesame Street tradmark, beneath 'TM OF CTW/ CHARACTER COPYRIGHT (copyright sign) MUPPETS/ ALL NEW MATERIALS, COLORED SHREDDED CLIPPINGS/.......', other side of loop, trademark of Knickerbocker Toy Company, text beneath, 'knickerbocker (registered sign)/ KNICKERBOCKER TOY COMPANY/ NJ 08846 U.S.A. MADE IN TAIWAN R.O.C./ SURFACE WASHABLE ONLY T-38'