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The Queen's Gowns


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This black and white creation was designed by Nina Ricci, Paris. The flowing skirt is made of satin with black ribbons on the sides. The bodice is embroidered with jet and sequins in paisley-like patterns and has a satin raffle at the neckline.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2006
Photo: Frida Westholm

Queen Silvia being escorted down the stairway of the Blue Hall at the Stockholm City Hall by Professor Bengt Samuelsson, Chairman of the Nobel Foundation.
Copyright © Svensk Reportagetjänst 1993
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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