Cycling shirt, worn by Peter Nelson at 1952 Olympic Games

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/Sporting uniform/Shirt
Date Used
1952
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Brief Description
Short sleeved shirt. Off-white with a button up collar and two white buttons. Inside the collar and on the cuffs of the arms are one yellow and one green stripe. There is a square white fabric patch with an embroidered Australian coat of arms inside the outline map of Australia sewn on the upper part of the shirt front. Reverse has the text "AUSTRALIA" sewn onto the back. Large two compartment pocket sewn to the lower back.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 776 W: 430 D: 10mm (H: 30 9/16 W: 16 15/16 D: 3/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1952
Location
In storage
Registration No
1994.3088.2
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ms Sandy Nelson.

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