Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s hard work in promoting weaving as a supplementary occupation generating extra income for Thai citizens has been recognized for decades. Her Majesty understood that the beauty and unique character of Thai textiles needed to be preserved for future generations.
Evening dress, 1985, Erik Mortensen for House of Balmain, Paris, Design for Her Majesty Queen Sirikit, Embroidered SUPPORT Silk ikat (mat mii)
Evening Dress, 1981, Pierre Balmain, Paris, Design for Her Majesty Queen Sirikit. Ostrich feature-trimmed SUPPORT silk ikat (mat-mii)