This symbol embroidered on the Table mat 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 table mat measures 50cmx35cm (20x14 inc). The embroidery is made with metallic floss in gold color.