Botan zakura (Cherry blossom) - right (322 R)

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Uemura 10-08-2009 322.jpg

Museum number 322
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location righht (322 R)
Fiber type silk
Color beige
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 牡丹櫻 : Botan zakura
Dye (English common name) cherry blossom
Dyestuff (botanical name) Cerasus serrulata (Lindl.) G.Don (Prunus lannesiana (Carrire) E.H.Wilson ; P. donarium Siebold)
Plant part bark / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes It was difficult to achieve a deeper color.
Uemura's date Kyoto