Awai beniiro no bara - left (182 L)

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Uemura 07-09-2009 182.jpg

Museum number 182
Uemura number / title  ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 3rd shelf
Sample location left (182 L)
Fiber type silk
Color yellowish brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 淡紅色の薔薇 : Awai beniiro no bara
Dye (English common name) Tea rose /light pink rose
Dyestuff (botanical name) Rosa x centifolia L. (?)
Plant part flower /fresh (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant copper
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes When rubbing fresh flower petals of the rose on a fabric, the resultant color was pale purple. And by mordanting this with copper, the color became yellow brown. The dye compound did not have good affinity with the fiber.
Uemura's date Kyoto