Click to see the full image. Photo: Charles Hammarsten

Nobel Banquet 1994

Evening gown of zibeline, a special faille-like binding that is no longer made. A cascade of black flowers can be attached to the side.

Design: Jacques Zehnder, Paris 

Jewellery

The Queen is wearing Queen Sofia’s diamond tiara, diamond-framed pendant earrings and a diamond necklace with a large diamond pendant, the Vasa pendant. With this she is wearing the Brazilian brooch, a legacy to Sweden’s Queen Josefina from her sister Amalia of Brazil.


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.