Asenyaku/Katekyu - right (100 R)

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Uemura 05-29-2009 100.jpg

Museum number 100
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location right (100 R)
Fiber type silk
Color brown (reddish)
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 阿仙薬/カテキュ : Asenyaku/Katekyu
Dye (English common name) Catechu/Cutch
Plant part extract of young branches and leaves (?) /liquid
Dyestuff extraction boiled with water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant copper sulfate
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes One of the Western natural dyeing techniques practiced during the Meiji period (1861-1912 AD), Japan.
Uemura's date Kyoto