Giving in the 60s, Week IV
By the late 60s, modern design had clearly permeated the realm of children's furnishings and toys. Stylized animals were all the rage. Here are a few of House Beautiful's choices for gift giving in 1968. The nursery mural shown at the top, "Lionland," was illustrated by John Burningham. A graphic overstuffed colorblock pig came from Sweden.
This abstracted foam alligator was composed of cushions that pulled apart to form other creatures. Below, a fabric covered rocking horse and fur-trimmed lion shoe bag/pajama bag set.
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