Hachijyo kariyasu /Kobunagusa - center (279 C)

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Uemura 08-13-2009 279.jpg

Museum number 279
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location center (279 C)
Fiber type silk
Color yellow
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 八丈刈安 /こぶなぐさ : Hachijyo kariyasu /Kobunagusa
Dyestuff (botanical name) Arthraxon hispidus (Thunb.) Makino
Plant part stem and leaf / dried
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant ash water
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The yellow found on the Kihachijyo cloth () is achieved by dyeing with this plant. The dyestuff used for this experiment was those fully dried leaves and stems. In case of using the fresh ones, the resultant color would be less green but more brown.
Uemura's date Kyoto