Flag, large; from the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games; consisting of four cream (unbleached cotton) panels sewn together; cotton Olympic Rings in red, blue, yellow, green, black sewn in. Reinforced corners and edges; cotton rope rigging; cotton binding. Woollen panel sewn onto lower edge (verso), with following red embroidered inscription: "XVIth OLYMPIAD / THIS FLAG WAS FLOWN AT // MELBOURNE OLYMPIC GAMES Nov 1956 / PRESENTED BY WorBRO CURNOW".
0 - Whole: H: 3300 W: 1800 D: 30mm (H: 129 15/16 W: 70 7/8 D: 1 3/16")
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Lodge Olympus (631), on ceasing to function (1996).