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The Queen's Gowns


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A bright red gown of duchesse silk designed by Jørgen Bender, Copenhagen. Pearls and rhinestones are embroidered on a scalloped décolletage, a motif repeated on the skirt overlay.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2006
Photo: Frida Westholm

Queen Silvia is escorted down the stairway of the Blue Hall at the Stockholm City Hall by Professor Lars Gyllensten, Chairman of the Nobel Foundation.
Copyright © Svensk Reportagetjänst 1991
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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