Binrōji (Betal Palm Tree) - left (18 L)

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Museum number 18
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location left (18 L)
Fiber type silk
Color dark brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 檳榔子: Binrōji
Dye (English common name) Betal/Palm Tree
Dyestuff (botanical name) Areca catechu L.
Plant part fruit (?) /dried
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent ash water
Dyeing process The dyed sample was firstly mordanted with iron, soaked into ash water, again mordanted with iron, and finally soaked into ash water again.
Uemura's date Kyoto Murasakino