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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi)

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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi) with decoration of geometric lozenges and peonies. Center, border: Medium-toned blue figured silk with ground patterning of checks and floral motifs and a float pattern of large peonies. Shiten: Red figured silk with patterns of checks and floral motifs. ...

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Provenance

Gift to MFA on October 13, 1960

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp

Hanada ji ishidatami botan moyo nishiki ôhi

Japanese, Edo period, latter half of 18th to first half of 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 170.7 x 30.3 cm

Accession Number

60.1164b

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper; 4and1 satin weave with continuous supplementary wefts (gilt paper) bound in 1/3 twill order (nishiki); pieced and appliquéd

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes