Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York to 1932 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York in 1932 
 Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
 See note 1.
- Previous Owner(s)
Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962
Manuscript; the Qur'an with selection of prayers and a falname; Arabic in black naskh script with white headings in illuminated cartouches in thuluth, muhaqqaq, and nasta'liq script; vocalized in black; 288 folios with 2 shamsa (1 verso, 2 recto) a frontispiece (2 verso, 3 recto), a sarlawh (3 verso), and 3 finispiece (287 verso, 288 recto/verso); inscriptions (fols. 12 recto, 204 recto); rosette verse markers; gold roundels; marginal medallions, inscribed marginal medallions containing the word "ashr" (ten) indicating the end of a tenth verse and the word "juz" (part); standard page: one column; 15 lines of text. Bound folios F1932.66-70 of the same manuscript are accessioned separately.
Border: The manuscript is bound in modern red leather over paper-pasteboards.
Fol. 12 recto, waqf Ghara Mustafa Pasha.
"Endowments of Ghara Mustafa Pasha."
Fol. 204 recto, waqf
- Published References
- Dr. Massumeh Farhad Serpil Bagci. Falnama: The Book of Omens. Exh. cat. Washington, October 24, 2009 - January 24, 2010. p. 227, fig. 7.2.
- Dr. Esin Atil. Exhibition of 2500 Years of Persian Art. Exh. cat. Washington, 1971. pl. 8.
- Freer Gallery of Art. Gallery Book I: Exhibition of September 1934. Washington, D.C. .
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum