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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi)

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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi) with decoration of dragon roundels. Center, border: white silk figured satin-weave ground with roundels of clouds, dragons, paulownia and phoenixes, peonies, and orchids. One thin cord attached. Shiten: reddish-purple figured silk ground with figured patterns of...

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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: 31.0 x 152.0 cm (12 3/16 x 59 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts