Zakuro (Pomegranate) - left (147 L)

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Uemura 06-04-2009 147.jpg

Museum number 147
Uemura number / title  ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location left (147 L)
Fiber type silk
Color mustard yellow
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 石榴 : Zakuro
Dye (English common name) Pomegranate (fruit)
Dyestuff (botanical name) Punica granatum L.
Plant part fruit / unspecified
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime water (less quantity)
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes By reducing the amount of lime water to use, the resultant color would be closer to yellow.
Uemura's date Kyoto