1968 Australian Olympic Games team blazer, worn by Ron Clarke

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/General uniform/Blazer
Date Used
1968
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Green wool blazer from 1968 Australian Olympic Games team. Breast pocket with embroidered Australian Coat of Arms with five olympic rings in colour directly below. Embroidered in yellow thread "OLYMPIC GAMES 1968 MEXICO CITY". Small metal shield shaped badge on left lapel with "AAU" at top; vertical stripes in red and white with "USA" diagonally from left. Two gold coloured buttons down front, and one smaller matching on each sleeve. Lined with shiny black fabric. One back vent.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 830 W: 500 D: 45mm (H: 32 11/16 W: 19 11/16 D: 1 3/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1968
Location
In storage
Registration No
1998.3421.1
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ron Clarke.

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