|The Mantle, worn with the Bonnet and the Collar with Great George|
|The Garter Star on the Queen's Mantle|
Excluding portrait sittings, the mantle and bonnet are worn only for highly ceremonial occasions, such as the annual Garter Day service at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in June.
Click here for more information on the Order of the Garter from the British Monarchy's official website.
Click here for more on the general use of order insignia in all royal countries from Order of Splendor.
Other Featured Garter Insignia:
The Collar and Great George
The Star, Riband, and Lesser George
2016: British Red Cross Portrait
13 June 2016: Garter Day
15 June 2015: Garter Day
26 March 2015: Canterbury Cathedral Statue
16 June 2014: Garter Day
17 June 2013: Garter Day
April 2013: Recent Portrait Releases
18 June 2012: Garter Day
All Years: The Garter Service
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