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Round table mat embroidered in the Swiss Appenzell style, with fine deflected element work creating sheer areas and delicate lines. A central scene depicts two youths in classical attire picking fruit from a tree, with two deer looking on. The wide scalloped border is filled with scrolls and arabesques. Embroidered in pale blue on a white ground.

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