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The Queen's Gowns


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This cerise-coloured duchesse gown designed by Jørgen Bender, Copenhagen, is adorned with sequins and rhinestones. The panels of the skirt are trimmed with rhinestones and overlap each other like petals.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2006
Photo: Frida Westholm

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia.
Copyright © Svensk Reportagetjänst 1988
Photo: Boo Jonsson

Photos of the gowns were taken in 2006 at the exhibition "Our Queen - Dressed for the Nobel Banquet" at the Royal Palace.

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