Two-piece Suit (Green)

Hubert de Givenchy, Alexander McQueen2000

Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles

Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles

Jacket and vest front of SUPPORT silk ikat (mat mii) and brocade from northeastern Thailand; skirt of Thai changeable silk.
Representing His Majesty King Bhumibol, Her Majesty Queen Sirikit marked the 25th anniversary of the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between Thailand and China with a state visit. Her Majesty was wearing this suit upon arrival in Beijing. After being warmly greeted by then-Vice-President Hu Jintao, Her Majesty inspected the Guards of Honour on the way to welcoming ceremonies at the Great Hall of the People. During Her Majesty’s two-week stay, a SUPPORT exhibition was presented at the Shangri-la Hotel, Shanghai.
QSMT 2009.4.46a-b

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