This is a reproduction facsimile from the Barceleona Haggadah.
The Barcelona Haggadah is one of the finest illuminated Hebrew manuscripts in The British Library. Written around 1340 when Barcelona was home to a flourishing center of manuscript illumination, the Haggadah is outstanding for the rich decorative and representational illuminations scattered throughout the text. Its fanciful figures, medieval musical instruments and pictorial scenes provide fascinating insights into Jewish life in medieval Spain.
The facsimile was printed in up to nine colors on specially made parchment paper and burnished gold was copied, laying metal leaf onto a raised surface. Produced in England by Facsimile Editions.ed by laying metal leaf by hand. Produced in England by Facsimile Editions.