Cloth; fancy-printed on cotton; white cloth with border top and bottom black with sets of five rings; main repeating image Olympic torch with two green leaves around it, labelled "LONDON OLYMPIAD 1948"; background repeating pattern multicoloured images of athletes (boxing, tennis, equestrian, rowing, wrestling, weightlifting, long jump, high jump, running, diving, hurdling, football, cycling, discus, yachting).
- Made in: Ghana
- Found/Acquired: Accra
- (Africa,Ghana,Greater Accra Region,Accra)
- Length: 176 centimetres
- Width: 121 centimetres
- Associated with: London
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Commemoration of: Olympic Games, London 1948
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EAF84150
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