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Buddhist priest's stole fragment (ôhi)

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Buddhist priest's stole fragment (ôhi) with design of phoenix, clouds, and two floral squares in colors of salmon, purple, blue, green, white, black, and gold tapestry.

Provenance

Gift to MFA on March 9, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

32.6 x 114.5 cm (12 13/16 x 45 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.50.15

Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper; tapestry weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes