Garana - right (191 R)

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Museum number 191
Uemura number / title  ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 3rd shelf
Sample location right (191 R)
Fiber type silk
Color orangish brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) ガラナ : Garana
Dye (English common name) Guaran
Plant part fruit /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime water
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes See the attached paper for the description of the plant. The dyestuff was provided by a medicine company, the Jintan Hompo Inc. () in Japan. The plant originates to the Amazon region, South America, and its fruits are used for medicine.
Uemura's date Kyoto