Hakubaika (Plum tree) - left (389 L)

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Uemura 10-15-2009 389.jpg

Museum number 389
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location left (389 L)
Fiber type silk
Color white
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 白梅花 : Hakubaika
Dye (English common name) plum tree with white flower
Dyestuff (botanical name) Armeniaca mume (Siebold et Zucc.) de Vriese (Prunus mume Siebold et Zucc.)
Plant part flower / fresh (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The fabric was alternately soaked into dye bath and mordant bath for several times. The resultant color eventually discolored into dull beige.
Uemura's date Kyoto