Chōshi (Clove) - right (21 R)

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Museum number 21
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location right (21 R)
Fiber type silk
Color light brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 掟花の子実/掟子/丁子: Chōshi
Dye (English common name) Clove
Dyestuff (botanical name) Eugenia aromatica
Plant part bud /dried
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant ash water; iron (less quantity)
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes So-called " (Chji-zome)" in the Tale of Genji ().
Uemura's date Kyoto