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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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

17.623

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes