The floral pattern at left, created with spray-paint and cut stencils was inspired by a section of a communal prayer rug from the Country of Turkistan, at right. A communal prayer rug is called a "Saph". ( above, pg. 16, from "Oriental Rugs and Carpets" by Stanley Reed, Octopus Books) The book is old and has sub-par quality photographs. The photo above involves a small detail in one.