Aoki (Aucuba japonica) - 2nd left (391 2L)

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Uemura 10-15-2009 391.jpg


Uemura 10-15-2009 391 UV.jpg

Museum number 391
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location 2nd left (391 2L)
Fiber type silk
Color white
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) あをき : Aoki
Dyestuff (botanical name) Aucuba japonica Thunb.
Plant part leaf / unspecified
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Mordanting with iron did not produce a color on the fabric.
Uemura's date Kyoto