Ottoman Tulip

an Ottoman Tulip was worth a House
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Kaftan of red satin belonging to Sultan Murad III (1574-1595). The bold design of large silver tulips and crescents worked in applique enhanced the splendid appearance of the wearer. Satin kaftan.  TOPKAPI PALACE MUSEUM.

Satin Kaftan belonging to Sultan Murad III The bold design of large silver tulips and crescents worked in applique' enhanced the splendid appearance of the wearer.

Turkish tiles - Tulip design by Orhan Çam, via Dreamstime

This is a familiar art work design of tulips. Tulips are originally from Turkey and this tulip design has become a symbol on many things. You can see it very often on porcelain things or even at buildings.

Design Inspiration: the Turkish Tulip and a Fireplace Mantel | Susan Fredman Design Group

Traditional ottoman turkey turkish tulip tile design by Murat Cokeker, via ShutterStock

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.

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.

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