Kariyasu + Shikon - center (27 C)

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Museum number 27
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location center (27 C)
Fiber type silk
Color gray
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 苅安 + 紫根: Kariyasu + Shikon
Dye (English common name) Eulalia + Gromwell
Dyestuff (botanical name) Miscanthus tinctorius (Steud.) Hack.; and Lithospermum erythrorhizon Siebold et Zucc. (L. officinale L. subsp. erythrorhizon (Siebold et Zucc.) Hand.-Mazz.)
Plant part e: leaf /dried (?); g: root /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant ash
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The color is called as " (Aoshiro-tsurubami)" in the " (Engishiki)" from the 10th Century AD. Uemura referred to the recipe in the manuscript. Similar colors are also called " (Kikujin) " and " (Yamabato-iro)". Use of this color in the Chinese imperial court was also recorded in the " (Kki-jiten)" from 1716 AD.
Uemura's date Kyoto