Akai Azuki (Red bean) - left (119 L)

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Uemura 06-04-2009 119.jpg

Museum number 119
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location left (119 L)
Fiber type silk
Color ochre
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 赤い小豆 : Akai Azuki
Dye (English common name) Red bean
Dyestuff (botanical name) Vigna angularis (Willd.) Ohwi et H.Ohashi var. angularis (Azukia angularis (Willd.) Ohwi)
Plant part bean/ dried
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Without using a mordant, the dyed color would be pale purple brown.
Uemura's date Kyoto