Category:Divan by Hafez, Safavid (Walters MS 629)

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English: Walters manuscript W.629 is an illuminated and illustrated copy of the collection of poems (divan) by Shams al-Din Muhammad Hafiz al-Shirazi (flourished 8th century AH/AD 14th). The text was written in Nasta'liq script in black ink on buff and rose-tinted laid paper in Shawwal 958 AH/AD 1552. The codex contains 4 illustrations (fols. 41a, 95b, 147a, and 179b). The dark brown goatskin binding with central medallion and pendants panel-stamped in relief is original to the manuscript.