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Date: 5/28/14 0:03 AM

Over Memorial Day, Tom and Lorenzo posted a 3-part review of the costumes with many closeups of the wonderful details of the clothing on display at Winterthur Museum in Wilmington, Delaware. It showcases really amazing work.



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Date: 5/28/14 8:22 AM

Ooooh, thank you!!

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Date: 5/28/14 9:09 AM

Brilliant--many thanks for the link.

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Date: 5/28/14 11:14 AM

Yes! They have some pretty wonderful close ups of the details on the costumes. I sure wish I lived nearby to be able to visit the exhibit.

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Date: 5/29/14 3:17 AM

Wow, thanks for the link!
I looked at all three posts, and it is surprising how many elements they re-use from actual garments of the era. The historical preservationist in me cringes, but if the parts they used came from deteriorated garments, it doesn't really bother me as much. At any rate, I think re-using beaded panels, etc., for gowns in the show will make more of an impact on people than if those pieces would have just ended up languishing in a dark box.
It makes me wonder how many people have been inspired to take up historical sewing just from watching Downton Abbey. I mean, you can't just go out and buy those beautiful gowns! :)

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Date: 5/29/14 10:41 AM

Thank you for the link. I have to share it with my co-worker also, she is a Downton Abbey fan!

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Date: 5/29/14 7:17 PM

Thanks for posting. I thoroughly enjoyed it and would never have found it on my own

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Date: 5/29/14 7:37 PM

Oh, thank you for posting. These are exquisite.

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Date: 6/5/14 10:24 AM

Thank you for this! I haven't visited their blog since the end of this year's DA season. I always miss the details of the garment while watching because I'm so into the story! LOL

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Date: 6/5/14 10:52 AM

Just making the links go directly to the DA costumes since the original link goes to the main page:

Downton Abbey Costumes Part 1
Downton Abbey Costumes Part 2
Downton Abbey Costumes Part 3

Love the show, and love seeing these costumes in even more detail! Thank you

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