1936 Olympic Games Australian team skirt, worn by Doris Carter

Object Type
Clothing or accessories/Clothing/General uniform/Skirt
Date Used
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Grey wrap skirt worn by Doris Carter in the 1936 Olympic Games. Three pleats at the front next to a pocket on either side. Along the outside of the waist are four buttons and three metal clasps that attach to a metal hook and button hole on the inside of the waist. A spare brown button is attached to the inside of the waist. Three manufacturers labels are sewn into the inside of the waist. The first reads in part "DOUBLE WEST / WORSTEAD...". The second reads in part "Fabrilastic / COMFORT WAIST...". The third reads in part "PURE MERINO WOOL...". There is lining around the waist only. On the inside of the pockets are four labels, two on either pocket.
0 - Whole: H: 765 W: 535 D: 50mm (H: 30 1/8 W: 21 1/16 D: 1 15/16")
Date Used
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Doris Carter OBE




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