Polished silver plate square Matzah plate has raised antique finish panels at its four corners and in the center of each side. The hebrew word for Passover, Pesach, is engraved in the a scroll design in the center of the serving tray, which is sized perfectly for the square machine made matzot. Matzah symbolizes the unleavened bread prepared in haste by the Jews as they left slavery in Egypt. No reading of the exodus from Egypt story in the Haggadah is complete with out the eating of matzah and the other symbols like Maror - the bitter herbs and Zeroa - a shank bone to symbolize the pascal lamb sacrifices and eaten the night of the tenth and final plaque in Egypt. This matzah tray makes the perfect hostess gift or as an extra matzah serving dish used through out the seven [eight outside of Israel] days of Passover.