This symbol embroidered on the pillow is the Seljuk Star, which is a part of the Seljuk architecture. This octagonal star consists of two intertwined squares and each corner represents a virtue. These virtues are mercy, compassion, patience, truthfulness, keeping secret, loyalty, generosity and gratitude. The pillow measures 40cmx40cm (16x16 inc). The embroidery is made with metallic floss in gold color.