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The Queen's Gowns


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A turquoise evening gown of duchesse silk by Jørgen Bender, Copenhagen. The skirt is gathered at the back and the bodice is encrusted with pearls.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2006
Photo: Frida Westholm

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia at the Stockholm City Hall.
Copyright © Svensk Reportagetjänst 1989
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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