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

Accession Number

17.647

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