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

Accession Number

17.635

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes