Ottoman *patchworked* ermine-lined summer kaftan. From "Furs and Skins Owned by the Sultans" by Hulya Tezcan, in "Ottoman Costumes: From Textile to Identity", edited by Suraiya Faroqhi & Christoph K. Scanned by Barbara Viruet.
Raku Ceramic is a Japanese technique, here combined with tradition and symbolism of the Ottoman kaftan. The pomegranate motif in Turkish history is a symbol of fertility and fortune. Raku has a rich glaze with a metallic and unpredictable crackled effect.
Raku Ceramic from Japan is here combined with tradition and symbolism of the Ottoman Empire: a kaftan decorated with a tulip, Turkish symbol of beauty, perfection and God. Raku has a rich metallic glaze with an unpredictable crackled effect.