Budou (Grape) - right (196 R)

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Uemura 07-09-2009 196.jpg

Museum number 196
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 3rd shelf
Sample location right (196 R)
Fiber type silk
Color ochre
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 葡萄 : Budou
Dye (English common name) Grape
Dyestuff (botanical name) Vitis vinifera L. (?)
Plant part leaf & stem /unspecified
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The color "Ebi ( = grape)" used for clothing in the 7-8th century AD, Japan is not related to this dyeing technique, although they are called same. In the "Senryo shokubutsu fu" from the 20th century, use of grape as dyestuff was noted.
Uemura's date Kyoto