Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York. 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York. 
 Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
 See note 1.
- Previous Owner(s)
Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962
One leaf of a double door (broken and repaired; four patches).
Decoration cut in counter-sunk relief to an average depth of .019; ten inscriptions in ornamented kufi script.
wa-inna l'-masajida li-llahi wa-la tad'u ma'a 'llahi ahadan (Koran 72:18) sadaga 'llahu 'l-'azim
"Mosques belong to God, so invoke none beside God. God the almighty has spoken the truth."
Qala 'llahu tabaraka wa-ta'ala, wilayat 'Ali bn Abi-Talib 'alayhi ';-salam hisni, wa-man dakhala hisni amina min 'iqabi
"God--blessed and exalted be he--said, 'The sainthood of Ali b. Abi-Talib--upon whom be peace--is my fortress, and whosoever enters my fortress is safe from my torment.'"
Circle in the middle of center medallion:
sl-salat 'imad al-din
"Prayer is the pillar of religion."
inna 'llaha wa-mala'ikatahu yusallluna 'ala 'l-nabiyi ya ayyuha 'lladhina amanu sallu 'alayhi wa-sallimu tasliman (Koran 33:56)
"God and his angels pray for the prophet. O those who believe, pray for him and give him greetings."
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- Arts of the Islamic World
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