Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece This folio from Walters manuscript W.634 is the right side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece in the Safavid style. It precedes the preface (dibachah) of the Divan.
This is an illuminated and illustrated copy of the Collection of poems (dīvān) by Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad Ḥāfiz al-Shīrāzī (fl. eighth century AH / fourteenth CE), written in the first half of the eleventh century AH / seventeenth CE. There are five illustrations.