A souvenir handkerchief from the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games, still sealed within original clear plastic wrapper. Pink, with a creamy brown lace frill, it features a map of Australia, surrounded by native flora and fauna. Within the map are images of sporting events, and a large flaming torch projecting from the location of Melbourne. Inscription: OLYMPIC GAMES/MELBOURNE/22 NOV. 8 DEC. Auction sticker on outside Lot 105, no auction details.
0 - Whole: H: 135 W: 153 D: 1mm (H: 5 5/16 W: 6 D: 1/16")
Organising Committee for the Games of the XVIth Olympiad, Melbourne 1956