Harikawa (Japanese Alder) - left (62 L)

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Museum number 62
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location left (62 L)
Fiber type cotton
Color light beige
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 榛皮 : Harikawa
Dye (English common name) Japanese Alder
Dyestuff (botanical name) Alnus japonica (Thunb.) Steud
Plant part bark /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime water (supernate)
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Both samples in this folder were dyed in the same bath simultaneously. Silk fiber had better affinity with the dye compound(s), and its color became more red.
Uemura's date Kyoto