Attached to every administrative document, this tughra, or signature, of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, is very hard to read, admits curator Deniz Beyazit. However, she adds, "By looking closely I really discovered that there is a system. That there is a beauty. There is a sense of music even behind how these flowers work together."
Click the dots to hear each phrase in the tughra of Sultan Süleiman the Magnificent, which contains the phrase "Süleiman, king, son of Selim, king, Han the Victorious forever."