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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi)

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Buddist priest's stole (ôhi) with decoration of flowers and the myriad treasures. Center, border: Red silk figured satin-weave ground with motifs of flowers and the myriad treasures. Large cherry blossom-like motifs alternate with gems, cloves and other treasures. Shiten: Red silk ground...

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Purchased from Shojiro Nomura by donor; gift to MFA on February 4, 1915

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Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz

Benijji kamon takara zukushi moyo shuchin ôhi

Japanese, Edo period, late 18th to 19th century

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Legacy dimension: 159.5 x 32.2 cm

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Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper; 4and1 satin weave with continuous supplementary wefts bound in 1/2 twill order (shuchin); pieced and appliquéd


Textiles and Fashion Arts