Perfume and Seduction

Perfume and Seduction
This special exhibition presents examples of objects from Hillwood's collection that represent the finest luxury objects used in the elaborate ritual known as toilette. A selection of objects from the private European collection of Givaudan, the Swiss manufacturer of flavors, fragrances, and cosmetics, founded in 1898 by the French brothers, Xavier and Léon Givaudan, will complement the Hillwood collection. Presented for the first time in the United States, the Givaudan collection of luxury objects for the service de toilette is one of the most important and complete in Europe