Click to see the full image. Photo: Charles Hammarsten

Nobel Banquet 2000

Evening gown. Bodice of lace with a scalloped waist falling like a flower stem over a voluminous silk skirt in iridescent warm steel-grey taffeta. 

Design: Jacques Zehnder, Paris

Jewellery

The Queen is wearing Queen Sofia’s diamond tiara. With this she is wearing diamond-framed earrings, a diamond necklace and an oval diamond brooch.

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.