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.
The Wit And Wisdom Of Downton Abbey's Dowager Countess "Don't be a defeatist , Dear It's very middle class." ..rh
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DOWNTOWN ABBEY Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham 2010 to present.
Dame Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham. Downton Abbey
Dame Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham: "I won't take sides, it's true, but I am anything but neutral."
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Downton Abbey -great lines: 'No puedes ser tan contradictoria, abuela' ' Soy una mujer, Mary, puedo ser tan contradictoria como me apetezca ser'
"One can't go to pieces at the death of every foreigner. We'd all be in a state of collapse whenever we opened a newspaper."