Circular table mat consisting of a piece of black fabric with gold embroidery, with a blue fabric base. The embroidery is formed of gold coloured metal thread couched with red thread. There is a geometric pattern around the edge and a central motif which depicts flowers and insects, surrounded by a ring of a different geometric pattern and then a circle of insect and floral embroidery.
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