A Divan of Hafiz, with illustrated double frontispiece and illuminated borders

Location: Iran, Khurasan

Materials: illuminated opening spread, headings, poem dividers and intercolumnar panels; variously coloured margins richly decorated in colours and gold throughout; modern binding

Dimensions: 218 folios, 33.5 x 20.5 cm

Accession Number: MSS 719

Other Notes: 2 illustrations: folio 1b The right-hand page of the double-page frontispiece, showing a lady with two companions
paiting attributable to Muhammadi
19 x 11.2 cm
folio 2a The left-hand page of the frontispiece showing a richly dressed youth playing a stringed instrument (tar)
signed by ‘Abdallah al-mudhahhib al-Shirazi 16.3 x 7.8 cm


copied by Muhammad Husayn al-Husayni