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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi)

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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi) with decoration of peony arabesques. Center, border, shiten: Gold silk figured satin-weave ground with peony arabesques. Large peony blossoms are connected by double-tendrilled vines. Lining: Red cotton fabric. MFA structural analysis: Silk, gilt paper; lampas with...

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Purchased by the donor of Shojiro Nomura Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

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Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz

Kinji botan karakusa moyo shuchin ôhi

Japanese, Edo or Meiji era, latter half of the 19th century

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Legacy dimension: 155.0 x 28.7 cm

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Medium or Technique

Silk, gilt paper; lampas with satin foundation and plain-weave supplementary weave (shuchin); pieced


Textiles and Fashion Arts