The Mamluk rug designs are reflecting famous Egyptian and Ottoman Ushak motifs. Mamluk rugs have fine weave and soft colors dominated by pale greens, blues, yellows, and reds. These handsome rugs are hand-knotted mostly in large formats with an octagon medallion in the center. Tiny geometric motifs surround the medallion creating an almost polychromatic effect. Mamluk rugs have a majestic quality and to be more than just fine carpets but mathematical, mystical, sophisticated works of art. These outstanding rugs with their unusual geometric designs and stylized floral oriental motifsو mixes centuries of old creative art with today's modernism.