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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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Provenance

Gift to MFA on February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Beniji kiri hoo kiku botan moyo shuchin ôhi

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Accession Number

17.636

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes