papercut (art)

Round papercut of black coloured paper with different coloured details stuck on. Fixed to almost square piece of white card. In the centre concentric circles, black inside, then yellow, green, brown, green and orange - all stuck one over the other. These are framed by two squares set diagonally across one another. All surrounded by eight blue drop shaped details with red drop-shaped centres and an outer border of curvilinear shapes.

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