Jacket and shirt, Australian team Opening Ceremony uniform, 2000 Sydney Olympics

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/Sporting uniform
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Brief Description
Ladies jacket and half sleeved shirt, size 8. Jacket is ochre coloured and has two hip pockets and an inner chest pocket. The Australian coat of arms, the Olympics rings, and the words 'SYDNEY 2000' are embroidered onto the left hip pocket in copper coloured thread. Inner lining of jacket and lining of pockets features a stylised suburban design, depicting a sunrise and clouds above a suburban setting which features houses, trees, and three cars on a road. Two cardboard swing tags are tied to the collar of the jacket, bearing handwriting in red pen.Jacket is fastened by four plastic buttons on the front, and there is a short metal zipper along both cuffs of the jacket. Shirt is cotton, and is yellow with a checked design in red and white stripes. Shirt is fastened by seven plastic buttons on the front of the shirt. There is a small pocket on the front of the shirt below the left breast.
Measurements
1 - Jacket: H: 710 W: 465 D: 35mm (H: 27 15/16 W: 18 5/16 D: 1 3/8")
2 - Shirt: H: 650 W: 460 D: 35mm (H: 25 9/16 W: 18 1/8 D: 1 3/8")
Associated Person
Location
In storage
Registration No
N2008.35.21
Credit Line
Kindly donated by The Australian Wool Innovation Ltd.

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