Rakkasei (Peanut shell) - right (222 R)

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Uemura 07-23-2009 222.jpg

Museum number 222
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 3rd shelf
Sample location right (222 R)
Fiber type silk
Color dark brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 落花生 : Rakkasei
Dye (English common name) Peanut
Dyestuff (botanical name) Arachis hypogaea L.
Plant part peanut shell /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Use of the nuts for dyeing was noted in the Senryo Shokubutsu-fu () published in 1972, Japan, but not that of the shells.
Uemura's date Kyoto