Asenyaku/Katekyu - left (100 L)

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Uemura 05-29-2009 100.jpg

Museum number 100
Uemera number / title 一; 櫨染 廿五 "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location left (100 L)
Fiber type silk
Color reddish brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 阿仙薬/カテキュ : Asenyaku/Katekyu
Dye (English common name) Catechu/Cutch
Plant part extract of young branches and leaves (?) /liquid
Dyestuff extraction boiled with water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant potassium dichromate
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemera's notes One of the Western natural dyeing techniques practiced during the Meiji period (1861-1912 AD), Japan.
Uemera's date Kyoto