Gampi no ki - right (387 R)

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Uemura 10-15-2009 387.jpg

Museum number 387
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location right (387 R)
Fiber type silk
Color dark brown (more black tone)
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) ガンピの木 : Gampi no ki
Dyestuff (botanical name) Diplomorpha sikokiana (Franch. Et Sav.) Honda
Plant part bark / unspecified
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The plant had been used for dyeing; however the resultant colors seemed to be unsatisfactory.
Uemura's date Kyoto