FLORAL MOTIFS IN BOOK BINDINGS
Turkey's great love of flowers ensured that they would never be absent from book bindings. The floral motifs can be seen both in traditional decoration style and the naturalistic style which emerged in the 16th century.
Reference: Prof. Dr. Nurhan Atasoy, A Garden for the Sultan, Aygaz 2002.
Some selected examples (please click on pictures to enlarge):