Linen table mat hand embroidered by a patient (name withheld) as part of an occupational therapy program at a mental health hospital, Mayday Hills, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1970.

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Embroidered linen table mat, with crocheted border in coffee-coloured cotton. Six large flowers are embroidered in shades of pink, purple and mauve; there are also six smaller sprays of flower in similiar shades, linked with green stems and small leaves. The mat has a scalloped edge.

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