Botan (Tree peony) - right (331 R)

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Museum number 331
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location right (331 R)
Fiber type silk
Color dull cream
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 牡丹 : Botan
Dyestuff (English common name) Tree peony
Dyestuff (botanical name) Paeonia suffruticosa Andrews
Plant part root / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Regional use of this plant for dyeing has been reported. The dyestuff requires a mordant to produce a color on a fabric.
Uemura's date Kyoto