Photos by DM Shepherd

A Visit to Hillwood Museum

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens is a decorative arts museum in Washington, D.C.. The former residence of businesswoman, socialite, philanthropist and collector Marjorie Merriweather Post, Hillwood is known for its large decorative arts collection that focuses heavily on the House of Romanov. Included in the collection are Fabergé eggs and 18th and 19th century French art and one of the country’s finest orchid collections.  On view was a special exhibition, “Ingenue to Icon – 70 Years of Fashion from the Collection of Marjorie Merriweather Post”

© 2016 DM Shepherd

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