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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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz

Benijji kamon takara zukushi moyo shuchin ôhi

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 159.5 x 32.2 cm

Accession Number

15.264

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes