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Giulio de Blaas, ‘Portrait of Mrs. Hutton and daughter Nedenia Hutton,’ 1929 oil on canvas. Courtesy of Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

Hillwood explores Gatsbyesque life of its founder in ‘Roaring Twenties’ show

Giulio de Blaas, ‘Portrait of Mrs. Hutton and daughter Nedenia Hutton,’ 1929 oil on canvas. Courtesy of Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

Giulio de Blaas, ‘Portrait of Mrs. Hutton and daughter Nedenia Hutton,’ 1929 oil on canvas. Courtesy of Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hillwood founder Marjorie Merriweather Post was an iconic tastemaker during the era known as the Roaring Twenties. One hundred years later, Hillwood celebrates Post’s influence on the period with a special exhibition focused on her impeccable attire, impressive art collection, and sumptuous design. Titled “Roaring Twenties: The Life and Style of Marjorie Merriweather Post,” it opened on June 19 and continues through January 9, 2022.

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