Clover - center (355 C)

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Museum number 355
Uemura number / title  ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location center (355 C)
Fiber type silk
Color pale cream
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) クローバー : Clover
Dye (English common name) clover
Dyestuff (botanical name) Trifolium repens L.
Plant part leaves / unspecified
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The plant was not suitable for dyeing. The results were also unsatisfactory when mordanted with iron or alum. The one mordanted with alum produced subtle yellow.
Uemura's date Kyoto