| Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham's Aunt |
|Family|| Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham (niece) |
- "It was a wedding present from a frightful aunt, I have hated it for half a century."
- —Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham on her aunt and horrible vase.[src]
Violet's Aunt (fl. 1860s) is an aunt of Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham and her sister, Roberta. When Violet married the 6th Earl of Grantham, her aunt, described as "frightful" by Violet, gave her a vase that she hated for half a century until, to the relief of Violet, the vase was destroyed by Matthew Crawley and Richard Carlisle when they were fighting.