Costume associated with the Melbourne Olympic Games, 1956

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/General uniform
Date Used
1956
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Brief Description
Costume in the form of a dress. Body of dress is white, with a silver coloured skirt, silver coloured section at proper left shoulder, and silver epaulet at proper right shoulder. A representation of an Olympic torch has been attached to the front centre of the costume. A section of red cloth runs around the waist of the outfit, to which a long red and blue tassel are attached at reverse. Red buttons attached to bottom of silver section at proper left shoulder on both front and reverse. Red button fastening epaulet to shoulder at proper right. Costume is fastened by a zip at reverse.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 685 W: 615 D: 45mm (H: 26 15/16 W: 24 3/16 D: 1 3/4")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1956
Place Used
Location
On display
Registration No
M16846

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