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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi)

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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi) with decoration of flowering plants. Center, border: white silk figured satin-weave ground with patterns of Western-style flowering plants. Shiten: red silk ground with woven-in patterns of scrolling vines in supplementary wefts of flat gold-leafed paper thread....

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Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to MFA on February 15, 1917

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo or Meiji era, latter half of 19th century

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W x L: 29.0 x 167.2 cm (11 7/16 x 65 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts