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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi)

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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi). Center, border: Red silk figured satin-weave ground with paulownia, phoenix, chrysanthemum and peony motifs. Two straps made from green plain-weave silk cloth fragments attached. Shiten: White silk figured satin-weave ground with pattern of stylized snowflakes...

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Gift to MFA on February 15, 1917

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Beniji kiri hoo kiku botan moyo shuchin ôhi

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts