Needlework fit for royalty

A Thai well-wisher using golden thread to embroider "Long Live the Queen" on a 7m-long silk banner, ahead of Queen Sirikit's birthday preparations yesterday in Bangkok. Thailand's popular Queen Sirikit will turn 84 tomorrow.
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A Thai well-wisher using golden thread to embroider "Long Live the Queen" on a 7m-long silk banner, ahead of Queen Sirikit's birthday preparations yesterday in Bangkok.

Thailand's popular Queen Sirikit will turn 84 tomorrow.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 11, 2016, with the headline 'Needlework fit for royalty'. Print Edition | Subscribe