Armband, costume worn at Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/Accessory/Armband
Date Used
2000
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Brief Description
Part of the Torres Strait Islander costume from the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympic game. Consists of a belt make of woven straw-like material, brown and blue, to which has been attached lengths of more straw-like material, painted blue, to make a grass armband. It closes with a rope attached to either side of the belt, that ties around the arm.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 60 W: 340 D: 1260mm (H: 2 3/8 W: 13 3/8 D: 49 5/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
2000
Location
In storage
Registration No
2002.3836.125.3
Credit Line
Gift of the NSW Government, part of the Sydney 2000 Games Collection.

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