- Walters Ms. W.635, Collection of poems (divan)
- Ḥāfiẓ, 14th cent., Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad Ḥāfiz al-Shīrāzī, شمس الدين محمد حافظ الشيرازى, and No author name given.
- This is an illuminated and illustrated Collection of poems (dīvān) by Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad Ḥāfiz al-Shīrāzī (fl. eighth century AH / fourteenth CE), which was produced in India. According to the colophon, the manuscript was completed on the 19th Rajab 1202[?] AH / 1788[?] CE. It opens with a double-page illuminated incipit (fols. 1b-2a) with headpiece that introduces the preface (dībāchah) (fols. 1b-4b), followed by another double-page illuminated incipit with headpiece opening the main text of the Dīvān (fols. 5b-6a). The codex 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-nine illustrations. The brown leather binding with medallion and pendants is contemporary with the manuscript.
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