Kuchinashi + Beni - left (282 L)

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Uemura 08-13-2009 282.jpg


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Museum number 282
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location left (282 L)
Fiber type silk
Color light pink (slightly orange)
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) くちなし+紅 : Kuchinashi + Beni
Dyestuff (botanical name) Gardenia jasminoides Ellis var. jasminoides; and Carthamus tinctorius L.
Plant part K: fruit / dried; B: flower petal / dried
Dyestuff extraction both boiled in water; note that Kuchinashi and Benibana baths were prepared separately.
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant -
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The fabric was soaked into 1) dye bath with of Kuchinashi; 2) dye bath of Benibana; and 3) vinegar. This color is supposed to be the "tan ()" in the Ebukuryo () from the 8th century AD, Japan., and "Kuchinashi ()" in the Harima fdo-ki (), 8th century. AD, Japan.
Uemura's date Kyoto Murasakino