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Sketches of outfits for Princess Diana's visit to Saudi Arabia.<br />
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Fascinating sketches of outfits designed for Princess Diana's visit to Saudi Arabia 32 years ago have come to light - and they include a burka.<br />
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Before Diana and Prince Charles embarked on their 1986 tour of the Gulf states, one of her favourite designers was contacted by Diana's lady in waiting with instructions to make dresses which 'conformed to local customs'.<br />
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The husband and wife team David and Elizabeth Emanuel, who made Diana's wedding dress, submitted sketches for four different demure, long sleeved outfits.<br />
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The fifth, 'reserve' outfit, which was also sketched, was a burka covering Diana from head to toe with only a gap for her eyes.