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A special exhibition for the
Summer Opening of the State Rooms,
Buckingham Palace, 2006
 
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White crêpe shift with yellow beaded embroidery around sweetheart neckline

The Royal Collection © 2008,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 100039

magnify White crêpe shift with yellow beaded embroidery around sweetheart neckline

Norman Hartnell

First worn for the State Visit to Thailand, February 1972. The yellow fabric and embroidery was designed to match the yellow sash of the Thai Order of Chakri.


Detail of one of the panels in the skirt of the dress  The Queen with the King of Thailand, Bangkok, 1972