Someshiba - center (165 C)

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Uemura 06-18-2009 165.jpg


Uemura 06-18-2009 165 UV.jpg

Museum number 165
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location center (165 C)
Fiber type silk
Color cream
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 染柴 : Someshiba
Dyestuff (botanical name) Symplocos prunifolia Siebold et Zucc.
Plant part leaf /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes According to Dr. Shirai, an alternative name for Someshiba is Hai-no-ki (). According to Dr. Makino, an alternative name for the same plant is Kurobai (), and an alternative name for Hai-no-ki () is Isu-no-ki (), which is a different species. In addition to these, there is also another Isu-no-ki, which does not belong to the Hai-no-ki family, but belongs to the Kinrubai family ().
Uemura's date Kyoto