Scarf, printed with names of 1948 Olympic Games event winners

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/Accessory/Scarf
Date Used
1948
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Brief Description
Square cream coloured crepe scarf featuring black printed text listing the winners of each event in the 1948 London Olympics. Superimposed over the text are the five Olympic Rings, in grey, pink, yellow, blue and green, and OLYMPIC WINNERS / OF XIVth OLYMPIAD / LONDON 1948 in black ink. The scarf was brought back from the Olympics by Shirley Strickland (athlete).
Measurements
H: 915 W: 870mm (H: 36 W: 34 1/4")
Media/Materials
Associated Person
Date Used
1948
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.358
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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