The Museum collection includes paintings, prints, sculpture, furniture, ceramics, metals, glass, textiles, tools, clothing, and personal accessories owned by or related to George and Martha Washington and their family, as well as period pieces similar to original Mount Vernon objects.
Garnets were in vogue when Martha Washington received this necklace from England in January 1759. The semi-precious stones, ranging in color from deep pinks to purplish-reds, were probably mined in Bohemia…Explore This Collection Item
Most of Martha Washington's apparel is known today to us through fragments, as her descendants disassembled and distributed these garments as treasured heirlooms. This gown, constructed of brown satin-weave…Explore This Collection Item
In 1785, world renowned French sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon accepted a commission from the Virginia State legislature to create a life-size marble statue of George Washington for the state capitol. During…Explore This Collection Item