Akane - right (8 R)

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Museum number 8
Uemera number / title 一; 櫨染 廿五 "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location right (8 R)
Fiber type silk
Color light reddish brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 茜根: Akane
Dye (English common name) Madder
Dyestuff (botanical name) Rubia argyi (H.Lv. Et Vaniot) H.Hara ex Lauener (R. akane Nakai)
Plant part root /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant -
Other auxiliary agent ash water
Dyeing process The dye extract was cooled down, and then ash water was added to be ready for soaking the fabric.
Uemera's date Kyoto