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92/1668 Swimsuit, part of collection, womens, nylon / lycra, by Speedo, Australia, worn by Edinburgh Commonwealth Games Australian Team, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1986. Click to enlarge.

Womens '1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games' swimsuit by Speedo

Made
The Museum has an extensive collection of Speedo swimwear and accessories dating from the 1930s to the present including designs produced for the Australian Olympic Games team from 1964 to 2004, the Australian Commonwealth Games team from 1970-2002 and numerous international Olympic teams. This collection is complemented by the Speedo archive which includes scrapbooks, catalogues, posters, newsletters, stickers, photographs, video footage and badges.

Speedo's origins lie in MacRae Knitting …

Summary

Object No.

92/1668

Object Statement

Swimsuit, part of collection, womens, nylon / lycra, by Speedo, Australia, worn by Edinburgh Commonwealth Games Australian Team, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1986

Physical Description

Swimsuit, women's, 1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games, Australian Team, nylon/lycra, Speedo, Australia, 1986

Marks

Marks: 'AUSTRALIA'.

Dimensions

Depth

600 mm

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Speedo Australia Pty Ltd, 1992

Acquisition Date

6 September 1992

Cite this Object

Harvard

Womens '1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games' swimsuit by Speedo 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 May 2022, <https://ma.as/122289>

Wikipedia

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