The designs are inspired by antique Moghul, Herez and Polonese
rug designs, which originated in the 17th and 19th centuries, but feature a tattoo effect layered over them for a modern twist.
The opening movement is a March, then there is a Menuet and Trio (with the trio in E minor), a "Polonese
," and a concluding Allegro movement.
A visitor to Kensington Palace writing in 1741 claimed that the staircase featured 'Mr Ulrick, commonly called the Young Turk, in his Polonese
dress, as he waited on the late King George'.