exclusive Pierre Balmain "Haute Couture"
Collection in Thai Silk for Her Majesty Queen
In the early 1960s,
while on a state visit to the United States, Her Majesty
Queen Sirikit dazzled America with her exquisite fashion
collection in Thai silk designed by Pierre Balmain,
and which featured several of Thompson's silks.
Thompson also produced a number of fine gold brocades
in Thai silk for exclusive use of Her Majesty the
Since then Her Majesty
has played an instrumental role in the revival of