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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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz

Kinji botan karakusa moyo shuchin ôhi

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

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 155.0 x 28.7 cm

Accession Number

15.265

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes