Silk and metal-thread brocade (phaa yok) and Thai silk. Although Her Majesty often chose to wear Thai national dress for formal evening events on tour, Balmain also made several Western-style evening dresses for Her from the same traditional Thai court brocades used in Her national dress.


  • Title: Evening Dress
  • Creator: Pierre Balmain
  • Creator Birth Date: 1914
  • Creator Death Date: 1982
  • Fashion House: Balmain
  • Date Created: 1960
  • Location Created: Paris, France
  • Type: Dress
  • Rights: Collection of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit.
  • Medium: Thai silk and metal-thread brocade (phaa yok)

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