Asebi (Japanese andromeda) - left (218 L)

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Uemura 07-23-2009 218.jpg


Uemura 07-23-2009 218 UV.jpg

Museum number 218
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 3rd shelf
Sample location left (218 L)
Fiber type silk
Color green beige
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 馬酔木 : Asebi
Dye (English common name) Japanese andromeda
Dyestuff (botanical name) Pieris japonica (Thunb.) D.Don ex G.Don subsp. japonica
Plant part leaf / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant copper
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes According to Mr. Shoichi Gotoh (), leaves of this plant were used for dyeing in Tokushima region, Japan. He collected the plant for this experiment.
Uemura's date Kyoto