The Amazing Met - Day 47

by Rebecca Shearin November. 26, 2018 301 views
An afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art - but one would need a week or two or three to do it justice.  This wonderful basket was made by someone I had the privilege of meeting many years ago when I lived near Mono Lake.  I am beyond happy to see Carrie Bethel have this honor and recognition!

An afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art - but one would need a week or two or three to do it justice. This wonderful basket was made by someone I had the privilege of meeting many years ago when I lived near Mono Lake. I am beyond happy to see Carrie Bethel have this honor and recognition!

We only had time for a few different 'rooms'.....

We only had time for a few different 'rooms'.....

these are made from lead....they remind me of the Mexican milagros.....

these are made from lead....they remind me of the Mexican milagros.....

Italian 15th century wood inlay or 'intarsia'....trompe l'oeil no less!

Italian 15th century wood inlay or 'intarsia'....trompe l'oeil no less!

a very creative variation on the helmet....

a very creative variation on the helmet....

part of the wonderful Egyptian collection.....

part of the wonderful Egyptian collection.....

Great displays of musical instruments....who knew there were so many variations of so many different instruments?

Great displays of musical instruments....who knew there were so many variations of so many different instruments?

Great displays of musical instruments....who knew there were so many variations of so many different instruments?

Great displays of musical instruments....who knew there were so many variations of so many different instruments?

from the Oceanic collection....and I thought the DeYoung couldn't be topped!

from the Oceanic collection....and I thought the DeYoung couldn't be topped!

16th century Iranian - from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) in the Islamic Art collection.

16th century Iranian - from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) in the Islamic Art collection.

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