Harikawa (Japanese Alder) - left (63 L)

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Museum number 63
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location left (63 L)
Fiber type cotton
Color brown (lighter than the other)
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); iron (less quantity)
Other auxiliary agent -
Dyeing process 1) dye bath; 2) supernate of lime water; 3) iron mordant (small quantity); 4) dye bath; and 5) lime water.
Uemura's date Kyoto