Showcase with Barbara Kellar

The Fashion Styles of Downton Abbey

Season 2 Episode 7 | 28m 16s

From traditional and elegant to avant-garde, the costumes of the Crawley woman help define not only their evolving roles in the drama but reflect upon the roles of women in the early 20th century. Cynthia Amnéus, Curator of Fashion Arts & Textiles at the Cincinnati Art Museum, joins Barbara Kellar to discuss the historical accuracy of the period fashions in Downton Abbey.

Aired: 08/22/13

Rating: NR

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CET Arts programming made possible by: The Louise Dieterle Nippert Musical Arts Fund, Carol Ann & Ralph V Haile /US Bank Foundation, Randolph and Sallie Wadsworth, Macy’s, Eleanora C. U. Alms Trust, Fifth Third Bank Trustee, and The Ladislas & Vilma Segoe Family Foundation.