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Last week’s beautifully patterned picture (see below) baffled most readers. Janet Clark came closest, writing, “I think it is a wooden trivet/hot plate protector. I bought several of these in round shapes when we were in Estonia last year.”
But it’s actually a close-up of a tabletop that caught the discerning eye of our photographer, Eleanor P. Labrozzi.