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Oriental 1404 f. 18 The bitter herb
The bitter herb
Description: Detail of a miniature representing the bitter herb (maror): a couple is seated at a spread Seder table with the husband pointing to his wife. This motif refers to a pun meaning that for the husband his wife is the bitter herb. 
Origin: Spain, N. E. (Catalonia) 


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