Kuri (Chestnut) - center (323 C)

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Uemura 10-08-2009 323.jpg

Museum number 323
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location center (323 C)
Fiber type silk
Color greenish dark brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 栗 : Kuri
Dye (English common name) chestnut
Dyestuff (botanical name) Castanea crenata Siebold et Zucc.
Plant part cupule / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron (melanterite (FeSO47H2O))
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The resultant color was same when dyed with the bark of this tree and skin of the fruit.
Uemura's date Kyoto