Alder - left (369 L)

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Uemura 10-08-2009 369.jpg

Museum number 369
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location left (369 L)
Fiber type Silk
Color ochre
Dyestuff (botanical name) Alnus japonica (Thunb.) Steud.
Plant part leaf / air dried
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant Iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes 5g of the air dried leaves were boiled in 100cc (= 100ml) of water, from which 10cc was used for the dyeing. The silk used weighed 0.5g.
Uemura's date Kyoto