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Afshan Design (Rugman)
General information
NameAfshan (Persian)
Original nameافشان
Alternative name(s)avshan, Scattered
Origin Iran, Turkey, India, Caucasus

afshan, avshan (Persian afshân, “scattered”) is an all-over design found in Caucasian, Indian, Persian, and Turkish rugs. It consists of stylized, right-angle blossom cups or calyxes on a stem surrounded by florets.[1]


  1. Stone, 2013, 18