Hakobe (Chickweed) - left (373 L)

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Uemura 10-15-2009 373.jpg

Museum number 373
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location left (373 L)
Fiber type silk
Color white
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) ハコベ : Hakobe
Dyestuff (English common name) Chickweed
Dyestuff (botanical name) Stellaria neglecta Weihe (S. media (L.) Vill. var. procera Klett et Richt.)
Plant part leaf, stem / unspecified
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The plant was found to be not suitable for dyeing. The actual use of this plant for dyeing is unknown. According to Mr. Shoichi Gotoh (), the colorant obtained from the plant was supposed to be used for making a fabric blue during bleaching.
Uemura's date Kyoto