entertainment in a garden from an illustrated Divan of Hafiz

Location: Central Asia, Bukhara

Materials: fully illuminated frontispiece; richly decorated margins and illuminated panels throughout

Dimensions: 142 folios, 29.2 x 19 cm

Accession Number: MSS 778, folios 40b-41a

Other Notes: copied by Mir Husayn al-Husayni known as Mir Kulangi


colophon, folio 142a;
Mughal library notes and seal impressions, some from the period of Shah Jahan;

1 double- and 7 single-page illustrations:

folios 1b–2a

double-page frontispiece

an enthroned ruler, with courtiers and attendants, in a garden

folios 18b-19a

entertainment in a garden

folios 20b-21a

a drinking party, one figure reading from a book

folios 40b-41a

entertainment in a garden

folio 58a

entertainment in a garden

22.5 x 13.7 cm

folio 73a

entertainment in a garden

24.1 x 13.6 cm

folio 103a

a shaykh is offered wine

22.5 x 13.7 cm

folio 122a

Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi, Hafiz and the wine server

24.1 x 13.7 cm