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Here is a more detailed image of that beautifully carved bench that inspired assunta.
It's so beautiful and to think it was created 800-900 years ago, give or take a century. I wonder if this craftsperson used a 1/2 S-curve template to create the overall pattern . . . trace . . . rotate, trace . . . flip, trace . . . rinse and repeat . . .
Happy Birthday, Maria!
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