Fukugi (Fukugi tree) - left (143 L)

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Uemura 06-04-2009 143.jpg

Museum number 143
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location left (143 L)
Fiber type cotton
Color light grayish brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 福木 : Fukugi
Dyestuff (botanical name) Garcinia subelliptica Merr.
Plant part bark /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The resultant color would become yellow when mordanting with alum (Al); tin(II) chloride (SnCl2); potassium dichromate (K2Cr2O7); or copper (II) sulfate (CuSO4).
Uemura's date Kyoto