Han no ki (mi) - top (244 T)

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Uemura 07-23-2009 244.jpg

Museum number 244
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location top (244 T)
Fiber type silk
Color black
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) はんの木(実): Han no ki (mi)
Dyestuff (botanical name) Alnus firma Siebold et Zucc. var. firma
Plant part furit / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The resultant color would be same with the results when dyed with its bark. The ancient color "Shiba - " was achieved by the combination of this dyestuff and ash water, which is shown with the left sample in this folder.
Uemura's date Kyoto