Ottoman 1 - The three crescent “Chintimani” , which represents Leopard spots, and the wavy lines of the “Tiger Stripe” were both important symbols in 16th Century Ottoman Empire.
OTTOMAN 2 - This is known as a Penç Berk. There were many types of Berk motif. It was an early design often used in interior and industrial art.
Ottoman 3 - This repeating floral motif was usually associated with Turkish Kemha, silk brocaded textiles that were adorned with gold and silver embroidery.
Ottoman 4 - The Tulip was an important ottoman motif. Here we see the Tulip surrounded by a modified Pomegranate laurel wreath.
Ottoman 5 - Another fascinating take on the popular Leopard Spot and Tiger Stripe pattern. The shimmer of silver mylar behind the Sisal texture enhances the overall effect.
Ottoman 6 - This is a stylized Peacock Tail Feather pattern, prevalent throughout the Middle East and across to India. This subtle pattern is simple and restrained and recalls a feeling of a wandering caravan.
Ottoman 7 - The important 3 crescent design with a single wave below might symbolize sovereignty over the seas. Modern colors transport it to today’s interiors.
Ottoman 8 - This pattern shows a combination of Hatayi motifs, mostly from natural shapes of plants, and a Tulip design on a wavy water background.