Cut From Different Cloth: Six of Steiff's lesser-known teddy bear fabrics

Kaufman, Rebekah
September 2017
Teddy Bear & Friends;Sep2017, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p16
The article offers information on the six lesser-known teddy bear fabrics used by clothing company Steiff Co. during the time of hardship, along with their design and history, including the paper plush, wool plush, and the artificial silk plush.


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