- Walters Ms. W.636, Collection of poems (divan)
- Ḥāfiẓ, 14th cent., Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad Ḥāfiẓ al-Shīrāzī, شمس الدين محمد حافظ الشيرازى, No author name given., and Mullā Muḥammad Qāsim Hamadānī
- This is an illustrated and illuminated copy of the collection of poems (dīvān) by Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad Ḥāfiz al-Shīrāzī (fl. eighth century AH / fourteenth CE), produced in India, possibly Kashmir. According to the colophon on fol. 231b, the text was completed by Mullā Muḥammad Qāsim Hamadānī on the 1st Shawwāl 1210 AH / 1796 CE. The codex opens with a double-page illuminated frontispiece (fols. 2b-3a) and is decorated throughout with square and rectangular panels as well as horizontal bands with floral decoration marking the end of odes, quatrains, or series of verses. There are forty-eight illustrations. The lacquer binding with central floral design is contemporary with the manuscript.
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