This outfit was made for Maggie Smith as Violet in Downton Abbey. The fabric was created by reproducing an Edwardian print onto silk. The design was based on a jacket from the era.
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Dame Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham. Downton Abbey
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Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley - Downton Abbey, episode 6x07..
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Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Lily James in Downton Abbey costumes