Israeli Olympic team cap for Sydney Olympics

Made in China, Asia, 2000.

This cap has significance as an example of items brought to Australia by foreign teams competing at the Sydney Olympic Games, which were held from 15 September to 1 October 2000. It comes from a small group of objects presented to the Powerhouse Museum by the Israeli team at the Sydney Olympic Games. Each incorporates graphic elements of the Sydney 2000 Games logo or other symbols of Australia. It illustrates how an overseas team brought to Australia souvenir products that carry applications and...

Summary

2007/199/1
White baseball-style cap with dark blue peak, blue button on top of crown. Six small metal rings for ventilation holes. Illustrations at front of Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House (in gold) and a red heart, the Israeli flag in blue and the words 'From Israel ... 2000' in blue and 'To Sydney' in green. Metal buckle at back for adjustable Velcro strap.

Dimensions

100 mm
180 mm
250 mm

Production

Made in China. Maker unknown.
2000

History

This cap was part of a small group of souvenirs left as a gift to the Powerhouse Museum by visiting members of the Israeli team at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Dr Kevin Fewster, then Director of the Museum, passed these objects to the curator for acquisition.
2000

Source

Gift of Dr Kevin Fewster AM, 2007
6 December, 2007

Cite this Object

Israeli Olympic team cap for Sydney Olympics 2015, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 November 2017, <https://ma.as/374619>
{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/374619 |title=Israeli Olympic team cap for Sydney Olympics |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=24 November 2017 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
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