Tamanegi (Onion) - left (127 L)

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Museum number 127
Uemura number / title  ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location left (127 L)
Fiber type silk
Color yellow
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 玉葱 : Tamanegi
Dye (English common name) Onion
Dyestuff (botanical name) Allium cepa L.
Plant part orangish outer skin/dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant tin
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The outer skin had been used for dyeing for a long time in Europe.
Uemura's date Kyoto