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 from the Silsilat al-dhahab (Chain of gold) first daftar from the Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami; one of eight colophons from the Haft awrang (F1946.12.46 recto, F1946.12.69 verso, F1946.12.83 verso, F1946.12.139 recto, F1946.12.181 recto, F1946.12.199 recto, F1946.12.224 verso, F1946.12.272 recto); text: Persian in black nasta'liq script; recto: text; seal impression; gold and black inscription; gold column dividers; square panels with diagonal hemistichs and triangular verse illuminations; four columns, twenty-one lines of text; verso: blank; one of a group of 304 folios.
Border: The recto is set in multicolored rulings on a cream ground with gold floral motifs.
Bottom page rectangular-triangular panels: "The first book (daftar) of the Silsilat al-dhahab was written by the high order of his highness, the celebrated, the successful, the world-mastering Khusraw (a Sasanian king known for his justice) as mighty as the heavens, the just, the perfect, the virtuous Abu'l-Fath Sultan Ibrahim Mirza al-Husayni al-Safavi, by the hand of the lowly (and) lowliest of his servants Malik al-Daylami in Dhu'l-hijja the year [A.H.] 963, [A.D. October 1556] in the holy, the sublime Mashhad."
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- Arts of the Islamic World
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