Sufrat_S’ūd: (Arabic: Sufrah: table or mat, S’ūd: male name), meaning s’ud’s mat, in reference to woven or embroidered medallions in a metallic thread (Zari) or (Kantil), resembling palm frond mats for serving food. Originally decorated in floral and plant motif, post establishment of Saudi Arabia, two intersecting swords and a central palm tree became prevalent. Woven in India by special request of King Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, to gift his wife, Princess Jamila bint Asa’ad bin Ibrahim Mareyi, eventually becoming an official royal gift.