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QSMT Held “Fit For a Queen: Creating Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s Western Wardrobe” Talk with New Showcase of Nine of Her Majesty’s Evening Dresses from the 1960s

Learn about the creation of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s Western wardrobe and the dresses Her Majesty wore on Their Majesties’ state visits to Europe and the United States in the 1960 at the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles (QSMT).

The Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles has held a talk “Fit For a Queen: Creating Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s Western Wardrobe” in conjunction with a new display of nine of Her Majesty’s evening dresses from the 1960s just installed in the Fit For a Queen: Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s Creations by Balmain exhibition. This was the public’s first opportunity to see these beautiful dresses, which have never before been exhibited. The talk was hosted by co-curators Melissa Leventon and Alisa Saisavetvaree. The two also led curator-led exhibition tour immediately after the lecture. The program was held on Thursday 18 January in the auditorium at the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, Grand Palace.

The Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles first opened Fit For a Queen in honor of the auspicious occasion of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit's 7th cycle birthday anniversary on August 12, 2016. The exhibition which showcases more than 30 daytime and evening ensembles belonging to Her Majesty the Queen, designed by Her Majesty’s longtime couturier, Pierre Balmain, who played an important role in promoting Thai textiles internationally.

This year, the QSMT has renewed the exhibition by introducing nine new evening dresses into the display. They were worn by Her Majesty between 1960 and 1969 at formal occasions in Thailand and abroad. Some of them are:

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A silk satin evening dress with bead, braid, paillette and gold metal coil embroidery by House of Lesage, worn by Her Majesty on July 21, 1960 to a state dinner at Lancaster House in London hosted by Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Selwyn Lloyd on behalf of the British Government; and on September 28, 1960 to a state dinner hosted by the Italian President at the Quirinal Palace in Rome, Italy.

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An evening gown, entitled Nuit à Londres, made of Thai silk and metallic gold brocade (phaa yok) worn to a state dinner hosted for President Diosdado Pangan Macapagal and the First Lady at the American Philippines Insurance Building in the Philippines on July 13, 1960.

Her Majesty Queen Sirikit, widely acknowledged for her beauty and style, was voted onto the International Best Dressed List in 1960, an honourthat was renewed several times. In 1965, she was elevated to the International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame, bringing joy and pride to the people of Thailand.

The Fit For a Queen exhibition is open daily from January 19, 2018 onward from 9am-4:30pm in Galleries 1-2, Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, Grand Palace. Ticket booth closes at 3:30 pm.

Stay tuned for upcoming activities and find out more on Facebook at and on Instagram at @queensirikitmuseumoftextiles.


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