News and commentary about the reigning royal houses of the United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, the Netherlands, Spain, Monaco -- and the former European monarchies as well.
Hillwood is one of Washington, D.C.'s true treasures, hidden in northwest Washington, overlooking Rock Creek Park. Once the home of cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, Hillwood is now a museum that honors her life and her important collections in decorative arts (Russian and French), porcelain, art work -- and for royal enthusiasts - Romanov portraits, Faberge eggs ... and the Romanov bridal crown that Princess Alix of Hesse and By Rhine wore when she married Nicholas II of Russia.
I visited Hillwood on Friday with a good friend, author Ilana Miller (The Four Graces). It was a lovely day (apart from the rainy weather.)