Washington Haggadah centerpiece of Hebrew manuscripts at the Met

In celebration of Passover, Edward Rothstein of the New York Times discusses the reading of the Haggadah represented by the Washington Haggadah, a manuscript from 1478 on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through June 26, 2011. (slide show)

The article describes the Met's exhibit which features secular objects from daily life in the Middle Ages illustrated in the manuscript such as "goblets, pottery, pitchers, and cloth."