Bancha (Tea) - right (70 R)

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Museum number 70
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location right (70 R)
Fiber type silk
Color dark brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 番茶 : Bancha
Dye (English common name) tea
Dyestuff (botanical name) Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze var. sinesis
Plant part leaves /dried
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes One of the dyeing technique, which had been used since the 8th century AD in Japan. "". Unless the mordant solution was directly added to the warmed dye bath, it was difficult to deepen the dyed color.
Uemura's date Kyoto Murasakino