Kashi (Myrobalan) - right (314 R)

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Museum number 314
Uemura number / title  ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location right (314 R)
Fiber type silk
Color beige
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 訶子 : Kashi
Dye (English common name) Myrobalan
Dyestuff (botanical name) Terminalia chebula L.
Plant part fruit / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant -
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The Bencao Gangmu, a Chinese medical book (accessible through: http://www.i-apple.jp/honzo/) from the late 16th century AD recorded as . The Tdaijikenmotsu-ch () (inventory of objects donated by the Emperor Shmu to the Tdaiji-temple in the city of Nara) from the 8th century AD, Japan, recorded as .
Uemura's date Kyoto