This is an illustrated and illuminated copy of the collection of poems (dīvān) by Shams al-Dīn Muḥammad Ḥāfiz al-Shīrāzī (fl. eighth century AH / fourteenth CE), produced in India, possibly Kashmir, in the thirteenth century AH / nineteenth CE. It opens with an illuminated headpiece with the doxological formula (basmalah) (fol. 1b); there are twenty illustrations. The lacquer binding with central floral design is contemporary with the manuscript.