The Collection

“I am particularly attracted by the beauty of an object, its craftsmanship, and history...”

— Marjorie Merriweather Post

Explore nearly 17,000 objects from Hillwood’s collection of Russian imperial art, French eighteenth-century decorative art, and Marjorie Merriweather Post’s personal collection of apparel, jewelry, and accessories.

This Online Collection is a work in progress and many of the records here are not accompanied with an image and do not necessarily reflect complete or current knowledge about the objects. Research is ongoing. If you have information about any of these objects, please feel free to contact us at