Ceremonial gown, by Norman Hartnell, 1957, at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Designed specially for Queen Elizabeth II's state visit to Paris, April 8-11th, 1957. Decorated with French motifs, including the flowers of France and large gold bees, the emblem of Napoleon. Worn to the state dinner on the first night (Monday 8th April), hosted by President René Coty at the Elysée Palace, followed by a visit to the Opéra (see black-and-white photo, via romanbenedikhanson on Flickr).
HM Queen Elizabeth II Canada tour She's wearing the Nizam of Hyderabad tiara (now dismantled), the Diplomatic Corps diamond floral earrings, and the Greville ruby bandeau necklace.ELIZABETH LOOKS SO NICE HERE.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, wearing the Vladimir Tiara with the emerald drops, together with matching pieces of the Cambridge and Delhi Durbar Parure such as the Delhi Durbar Necklace, and Cambridge emerald earrings.
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