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A special exhibition for the
Summer Opening of the State Rooms,
Buckingham Palace, 2006
 
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Bright green silk shift with green sequin embroidery

The Royal Collection © 2008,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 200122

magnify Bright green silk shift with green sequin embroidery

Norman Hartnell

Worn for a State Banquet given by Emperor Haile Selassie, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, February 1965. The bright green silk matches one of the colours of the Ethiopian national flag.


A view of the back of the dress  The Queen with Emperor Haile Selassie, Addis Ababa, 1965