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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi)

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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi) with decoration of shokko patterns. Center, border: red silk figured satin-weave ground with motifs of interlocking circular patterns. Floral roundels encircle the central dragon motifs and scattered phoenixes; these circular motifs are linked with other floral...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp to MFA on March 9, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

W x L: 32.3 x 163.2 cm (12 11/16 x 64 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.305

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper; lampas with 4and1 satin foundation and 1/2 twill supplementary weave (shuchin); pieced

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes