Gobaishi (Chinese sumac) - left (69 L)

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Museum number 69
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location left (69 L)
Fiber type cotton
Color black
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 五倍子 : Gobaishi
Dye (English common name) Chinese sumac
Dyestuff (botanical name) Rhus chinensis (Mill.) T. Yamaz. (R. chinensis Mill.)
Plant part gall /dried
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime water; iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Note: if ash water was used instead of lime water, the resultant color of the dyed fabric with iron mordant would become less red.
Uemura's date Kyoto