Akagi (Sandalwood) - center (179 C)

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Museum number 179
Uemera number / title 一; 櫨染 廿五 "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 3rd shelf
Sample location center (179 C)
Fiber type silk
Color beige
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 赤木 : Akagi
Dye (English common name) Rose wood
Dyestuff (botanical name) Bischofia javanica Blume
Plant part heartwood (?) /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime water
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemera's notes By completing the dying process with re-soaking the fabric into the dye bath, the resultant color would be more red as shown in the previous examples in the M.151.
Uemera's date Kyoto