Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi) with decoration of shokko patterns. Center, border: red silk figured satin-weave ground with interlocking floral motifs, octagons, and squares. Shiten: none. Lining: yellow-green plain weave bast fiber support.
Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp to MFA on March 9, 1950
Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp
Japanese, Edo period, 19th century
W x L: 26.5 x 151.6 cm (10 7/16 x 59 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, gilt paper; 4and1 satin weave patterned by weft floats bound in 1/2 twill order and with continuous supplementary wefts (gilt paper) bount in 1\4 twill order (shuchin); pieced