Pair of panels from a cenotaph cover

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    17th-18th century
  • Geography

  • Material

    Silk-satin, lampas weave
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 189 x 134.6 cm (74 7/16 x 53 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Previous custodian or owner

    Paul Ispenian
    Antaki Collection
    Axia Art Islamique et Byzantin
  • Provenance

    Paul Ispenian, Paris [1]
    From 1970
    Antaki Collection, London, from 1970 [2]
    To 1996
    Mr. Yanni Petsopoulos (Axia), London and Lichtenstein, to 1996
    From 1996
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from Mr. Yanni Petsopoulos in 1996
    [1] This object was in the collection of Paul Ispenian sometime prior to 1970 (according to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record).
    [2] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
  • Type

    Costume and Textile
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