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Additional 14761 f. 61 The unleavened bread
The unleavened bread
Description: Historiated full-page initial-word panel: Matzah zo (This unleavened bread). Between the two words a man seated holding unleavened bread in both of his hands. Beneath the initial words, a giant matzah embedded into a square panel and decorated with eight coats of arms and gold. Four coats of arms are blank, while the other four are en pal (seven azur and or) resembling the arms of Barcelona. Beneath, musicians playing standing under arches.
About the coats of arms see, Narkiss, 1982, p. 83 and The Barcelona Haggadah, 1992, pp. 36, 41. 
Origin: Spain, N. E., Catalonia (Barcelona) 


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