Click to see the full image. Photo: Charles Hammarsten

Nobel Banquet 2003

Evening gown of cerise pink façonné in silk and wool with a Lurex thread. The material comes from Valentino.

Design: Jacques Zehnder, Paris

Jewellery

The Queen is wearing Princess Sibylla’s diamond tiara. The tiara was a wedding gift to Prince Gustaf VI Adolf’s first wife Margareta from her parents the Duke and Duchess of Connaught. Other jewellery worn by The Queen – earrings, a necklace and a brooch – make up a parure of diamonds and pink topaz gemstones.

OUR QUEEN – DRESSED FOR A NOBEL BANQUET
Year 2006 marked 30 years since Silvia Sommerlath became Queen of Sweden. It was, among other events, celebrated with an exhibition featuring the evening gowns worn by The Queen to the Nobel Banquets 1976–2006.

The texts and images in this archive are from the exhibition catalogue from 2006: Our Queen – dressed for a Nobel Banquet.