Touou/Kusashiō (Gamboge) - left (195 L)

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Uemura 07-09-2009 195.jpg


Uemura 07-09-2009 195 UV.jpg

Museum number 195
Uemura number / title  ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 3rd shelf
Sample location left (195 L)
Fiber type silk
Color light lemon yellow
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 藤黄 / 草雌黄  : Touou/Kusashiō
Dye (English common name) Gamboge
Plant part resin / powder (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime water
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Initially, the dyed color was in red orange tone, but changed into yellow. The material is normally used as a paint.
Uemura's date Kyoto