Sewing With Nancy Explores the Fashions of Downton Abbey

August 4, 2015 Wisconsin Public Television Leave a Comment

Several costumes, including Mary’s red coat are on display in Oshkosh.

Earlier this summer, Sewing With Nancy hit the road to get an insider’s look at the new Downton Abbey costume exhibit that’s touring America.

The exhibit, Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times, is currently on display in Oshkosh at the Paine Art Center and Gardens, but you can get a detailed look at the exquisite costumes right here from exhibit curator Laura Fiser and host Nancy Zieman.

See the costumes for yourself.
The exhibit will be in Oshkosh until Sept. 20. Admission is $14. WPT is hosting a bus tour to the exhibit with round trip travel from Madison to Oshkosh on Wednesday, Sept. 16.

Daywear at the Abbey
In the first segment on Sewing With Nancy, see daywear worn by Violet, Robert and Cora as well as the red coat worn by Mary, and a coat with folk-style embroidery worn by Edith.

Dream of Dressing Like an Aristocrat
Get a close-up look at some stunning evening wear, including a gown worn by Mary in Season 1.

Activewear for the Gentry
See activewear, including hunting outfits as well as the military costumes worn by Matthew and Sybil in Season 2.

Downton Abbey Season 6
The sixth and final season of Downton Abbey will premiere Sunday, Jan. 3 on Wisconsin Public Television. Get an look at the upcoming season and remember past moments with Downton Abbey Rediscovered, airing Sunday night on WPT.


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