Cleveland, Part 3 – Museum of Art

  • By M@ggie
  • August 23, 2014
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Katie and I spent an afternoon at the Cleveland Museum of Art – it was free and a really nice museum with a great cafeteria!

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They had a lot of really old textiles! This is from Egypt and is 1000 years old!
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So is this!
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I have lots more pics of the textiles and of the captions – and of lots of art. I’m just going to post a few pics and link to the Flickr gallery if you are interested in the textiles and captions and stuff!
https://www.flickr.com/photos/maggie42/sets/72157646348680644

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Katie and Greek vases:
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This pretty Roman bowl is 2000 years old!
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Ancient Egyptian pendant:
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This Egyptian paint box is like 3500 years old. No big.
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Taking a break – walking around in museums is tiring!
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Tiffany window:
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Real faberge eg:
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Who wouldn’t want an 18th century pigeon soup tureen?
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We decided we needed this clock:
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Gorgeous bit paintings of the muses. The woman in the painting is the muse of science:
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This is my 19th century boyfriend. Apparently people wore these glasses to protect their eyes from intensity the type of lights they were using indoors.
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Then we saw this guy and decided he was our regency boyfriend. Dreamy, no?
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Cool armor:
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A real Monet water lily painting:
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Degas:
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I like this painting:
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And this one:
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