Annatto - center (136 C)

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Uemura 06-04-2009 136.jpg


Uemura 06-04-2009 136 UV.jpg

Museum number 136
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location center (136 C)
Fiber type cotton
Color pale gray
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) アンナット : Annatto
Dye (English common name) Annatto
Plant part seed /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime water
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Annatto is a seed from Bixa. Orellona. The plant is a shrub and found around the regions in South East Asia and India.
Uemura's date Kyoto