Australian team badge, worn by Shirley Strickland at 1976 Olympic Games

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/Costume/Accessory/Cloth badge
Date Used
1976
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Brief Description
Small shield- shaped cloth badge, dark green with yellow thread trim. It features the word "AUSTRALIA" above a golden kangaroo and a coloured set of Olympic Rings. Part of the 1976 Montreal Olympics Australian team blazer, it was removed by Shirley Strickland, who added the blazer to her daily wardrobe.
Measurements
H: 95 W: 75mm (H: 3 3/4 W: 2 15/16")
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Date Used
1976
Location
In storage
Registration No
2003.3903.1638.2
Credit Line
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by a private collector.

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