This outfit was made for Dame Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham 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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Queen names Dame Maggie "Companion of Honour." She has become loved as the Dowager Countess Grantham in TV series Downton. Oh do please tell me Julian will tie up all the little pieces giving closure to the many story-lines dangling at the end of season