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.
- Previous Owner(s)
Hagop Kevorkian 1872 - 1962
Folio from the Silsilat al-dhahab (Chain of gold) from the Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami; text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; recto: text, illuminated headings in blue and red, gold column dividers, triangular verse illuminations; four columns, twenty-one lines of text; verso: The simple peasant entreats the salesman not to sell his wonderful donkey; one of a group of 304 folios.
Border: The recto is set in multicolored rulings stenciled in pink, outlined in gold; the verso is set in multicolored rulings on cream-colored paper with gold floral motifs.
On cornice of building, in Arabic: "oh God, strengthen the rule of the just Sultan Abu'l-Muzaffar Shah Tahmasp al-Husayni. May God perpetuate his reign beyond the separation of the two worlds [death]."
Over doorway in Persian: "By the order of the library (kitabkhana) of Abu'-l Fath Sultan Ibrahim Mirza."
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
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