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Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey-- The Countess of Carnavon Fiona J. M. Aitken

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey-- The Countess of Carnavon Fiona J. M. Aitken

17 facts about the real Downton  Lady Almina’s lavish wedding dress was created by Charles Worth, known as the father of Haute Couture. The Paris-based designer, originally from Lincoln, was known for his use of fine fabrics and rich embroidery and made Almina’s dress from duchess satin with a full court train and draped in a veil of lace caught up on one shoulder.

17 facts about the real Downton Lady Almina’s lavish wedding dress was created by Charles Worth, known as the father of Haute Couture. The Paris-based designer, originally from Lincoln, was known for his use of fine fabrics and rich embroidery and made Almina’s dress from duchess satin with a full court train and draped in a veil of lace caught up on one shoulder.

Almina, Countess of Carnarvon, 1876-1969 was the wife of George, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, 1866-1923, the famed discoverer with Howard Carter of the Tomb of Tutankhamun.

Almina, Countess of Carnarvon, 1876-1969 was the wife of George, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, 1866-1923, the famed discoverer with Howard Carter of the Tomb of Tutankhamun.