Hagop Kevorkian (1872-1962), New York. 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Hagop Kevorkian, New York. 
 Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also, Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List after 1920, Collections Management Office.
 See note 1.
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Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962
Folio of text from a manuscript of the Haft awrang (Seven thrones). Recto: text; verso: blank. Colophon from the poem (finished only in parts) "Subhat al-Abrar ("The Rosary of the Pious")- fols. 140b-181a. This colophon gives the name of the princly parton, the name of the scribe, Shah Mahmud al-Nishapuri, the date, first of Dhu'l-Hijja 963 (October 6th, 1556), and the place of production, Mashhad.
Folio 181 part of signature of folios 179-186.
Folio 181 attached to folio 184.
Translation of the colophon:
It has reached the frontiers of completeness by the order of the library of his highness, the lord, the world keeper, just in his works, the glorifier of rule, the world, and religion, Ibrahim Mirza, may God protect his kingdom and his rule. Written by his humble, supplicant servant, Shah-Mahmud al-Nishapuri, may god forgive his sins and conceal his faults, at the beginning of the month of Dhu'l-hijja, the year 963/ early October 1556 of the Prophet's hegira, in the holy, illustrious, blessed Mashhad, salutations and praise be upon it.
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