Downton Abbey: Fashion and Social Change

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Downton Abbey: Fashion and Social Change

August 13, 2015 @ 7:00 pm


Susan Jerome, textile expert from the Unversity of Rhode Island will explore the many changes that occurred throughout the time period depicted in Downton Abbey and how these changes influenced fashion. The social, technological, and political changes of the early twentieth century were reflected in the notable evolution of women’s and men’s clothing. This powerpoint presentation will look back at what was fashionable – real or otherwise. We will look at some of the influential designers and other persons involved in the years of the first five seasons.

At the Carriage House. Non-members $2.00; members free.


August 13, 2015
7:00 pm


BSHM Carriage House
124 Granite Street
Westerly, RI 02891 United States
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