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Badge - USA Pentathlon, Olympic Games, Los Angeles, 1984 Reg. No: SH 942317
- This badge was collected and worn by the donor on an Akubra hat at Los Angeles Olympic Games 1984. It is a tradition at the Olympics to swap your own badges for those from other countries and wear them on hats or jackets.
The donor designed uniforms for the Australian team and was awarded equal first for her designs of the Australian Women's Team costumes.
- Small metal shield shaped badge, with a multi-coloured design emanelled on the front. On the back is a small metal pin.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
|Dimensions:||1.30 cm (Height), 2.10 cm (Width), 2.10 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, olympic games los angeles 1984, women s clothing accessories, making history - prue acton|
|Themes this item is part of:||Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Olympic Games - Los Angeles 1984|
|Inscriptions:||Enamelled on front: MODERN PENTATHLON/ USA|
|Manufacturer:||Unknown, Taiwan (Republic of China), 1984|
|Original Owner:||Prue Acton, 1984-1994|