Harikawa (Japanese Alder) - right (61 R)

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Museum number 61
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location right (61 R)
Fiber type cotton
Color light ochre
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 榛皮 : Harikawa
Dye (English common name) Japanese Alder
Dyestuff (botanical name) Alnus japonica (Thunb.) Steud
Plant part bark /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron (less quantity)
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The resultant color was pale. The fabric would eventually become black if the process was repeated many times.
Uemura's date Kyoto