Female Ottoman tombstones are the masterpieces of Turkish culture which are considered as the heritage from past. Female Ottoman tombstones are the rich examples of reflecting the ladies’ inner world with their feelings. These tombstones are also the pages of Ottoman history showing the level of the literature, arts and culture related with the female. According to the strict traditional rules during the Ottoman period, ladies were not allowed to work out and they had to live in behind the closed doors in a conservative way. Their main duties were to look after the children, to cook the dishes, , to do the housework, to manage home and so on. Their work was so hard that they could spend the whole time at homes with the family members. Besides the routine work to be done everyday, Ottoman ladies were keen on doing emriodery. All ladies were skillful to do at least two or three kinds of embrioderies such as lace, miniature, tenter processing and etc. Ladies also had to learn traditional floral patterns and motifs to use them in embriodery. Table clothes, traditional bride dresses, coffee tray covers, blankets, cushion covers, prayer rugs and pillow cases were full of floral pattern produced by hands as handicrafts so majority of the Ottoman tombstones have floral patterns and the symbols. It is also very easy to classify Ottoman tombstones in the graveyards and cemeteries while visiting. When the Ottoman ladies were out to visit her friends & relatives, or to go to bath houses once a week & to travel from one place to another, they used to wear nice dresses with floral patterns on and used to smell nice by using perfumes as elegant women. The Ottoman ladies were the copies of concubines of Harem in Topkapı Palace and palace ladies were the leading group of the Ottoman top soceity. Ottoman people also considered the ladies as the flowers of living world and they were holy mothers who created by Allah gifted to the men to be protected as entrusted creatures. Even the Ottoman sultans had to give a great respect to their mothers and the Queen mother-Valide Sultan- was the patron of Topkapı Palace in Istanbul. Main flowers and symbols can be seen on female Ottoman tombstones are as follow ; Rose : The rose is a symbol of beauty and purity. The rose on the female tombstones means that the lady in the grave wants to go to the heaven because Rose is also consireded as the flower of paradise. Cypress tree : Cypress has a tall body with a lot of branches decribing the long life so the lady in the grave wants to be sent to heaven as immortal. Grapes : It is believed that the verses of the Koran are written on grapes so the grapes on the tomsbtones mean that the lady in the grave used to give respect holy Koran duing her life so she hopes to be forgiven by Allah in the day of judgement. Palm tree :The palm tree is the tree of heaven and it will grow there as well. All the Ottoman ladies’ goal is to go to heaven. As for the symbols used in tombstones are ; The dagger shows the lady in grave had a very short life or passed away from a sickness, wheel of fortune expreses the lady had hard times in this world, bridal veil means that she was a virgin because she could not find anybody to marry, Oil lamb shows that the lady needs a light to find her way in grave to go to heaven and Seal of Solomon expresses that the lady was a real muslim known as Sufi.