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A special exhibition for the
Summer Opening of the State Rooms,
Buckingham Palace, 2006
 
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Pale pink long-sleeved shift with lines of diamanté embroidery and sprays of pink crystal peonies

The Royal Collection © 2008,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 200115

magnify Pale pink long-sleeved shift with lines of diamanté embroidery and sprays of pink crystal peonies

Ian Thomas

Worn for the State Visit to China, 1986. The dress is embroidered with Tree Peony blossoms, the national flower of China and a revered symbol in Chinese art and culture.


Detail of the embroidery on the skirt of the dress