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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi)

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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi) with decoration of phoenix. Center, border: red silk figured satin-weave ground with Western-style motifs of flowering plants and phoenixes. One thin cord attached. Shiten: white silk figured satin-weave ground with patterns of clouds and dragons. Lining: purple...

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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: 30.4 x 156.0 cm (11 15/16 x 61 7/16 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