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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi)

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Buddhist priest's stole (ôhi) with decoration of chrysanthemums and peonies. Center, border: Dark blue silk figured satin-weave ground with designs of chrysanthemum and peony branches. Shiten: White silk figured satin-weave ground with interlocking circular patterns (shokko), the same fabric as...

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Provenance

Purchased by the donor of Shojiro Nomura; gift to MFA on February 4, 1915 Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz

Konji kiku botan orieda moyo shuchin ôhi

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 150.0 x 28.6 cm

Accession Number

15.258

Medium or Technique

Silk satin (shuchin), silk, gilt paper; lampas with 4 and 1 satin-weave foundation and 1/2 twill supplementary weave; pieced and appliquéd

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes