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"Those are actually decorative tin placemats used under plates when setting a table. They come in multiple sizes. I purchased them in Oaxaca, Mexico, on a trip there several years back. They have patterns along the edges that have been hammered into the tin. To me they looked like tin versions of old-fashioned doilies and I thought they would make a cool pattern mounted on a wall or a door. I just nailed them in the center with fancy finishing nails."

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