Akagi (Sandalwood) - right (178 R)

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Uemura 07-09-2009 178.jpg

Museum number 178
Uemera number / title 一; 櫨染 廿五 "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 3rd shelf
Sample location right (178 R)
Fiber type silk
Color dark brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 赤木 : Akagi
Dye (English common name) Rose wood (wood)
Dyestuff (botanical name) Bischofia javanica Blume
Plant part heartwood /dried
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant melanterite
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemera's notes The fabrics were soaked in: 1) dye bath; 2) mordant bath; and 3) dye bath. Akagi is a species of Shitan tree (紫檀) (Pterocarpus santalinus L.f. ).
Uemera's date Kyoto