Gishigishi (Sorrel) - center (203 C)

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Museum number 203
Uemera number / title 一; 櫨染 廿五 "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 3rd shelf
Sample location center (203 C)
Fiber type silk
Color dark brown (slightly greenish)
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) ぎしぎし : Gishigishi
Dye (English common name) Sorrel
Dyestuff (botanical name) Rumex japonicus Houtt.
Plant part root / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemera's notes The idea of this experiment was suggested by Mr. Shoichi Goto, who also provided the plant to the author.
Uemera's date Kyoto