White sleeveless athletic top, tailored around the arms and lower edge. It features a wide band of alternating green/ yellow/ green running diagonally across the front from the left shoulder to the right side, which continues from there back up to the right shoulder on the back. A sew-on patch of an outline of Australia with the Coat of Arms inside is on the upper RH edge . A tag sewn into the collar reads "1956 AUSTRALIAN/ OLYMPIC TEAM/ Official Garment/ MADE BY/ MELBOURNE SPORTS DEPOT/ NAME......"
H: 660 W: 450mm (H: 26 W: 17 11/16")
Shirley Strickland; 18 Jul 1925; 16 Feb 2004
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.