Kurumi (Walnut) - left (264 L)

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Museum number 264
Uemura number / title  ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location left (264 L)
Fiber type silk
Color dark brown (slightly blue)
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 胡桃 : Kurumi
Dye (English common name) Walnut tree
Dyestuff (botanical name) Juglans mandshurica Maxim. var. sachalinensis (Miyabe et Kud) Kitam. (J. mandshurica var. sieboldiana (Maxim.) Makino)
Plant part bark / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent ash water
Uemura's notes The resultant color would be more brown by increasing the amount of ash water; and be more black by decreasing it.
Uemura's date Kyoto