Harikawa (Japanese Alder) - right (60 R)

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Museum number 60
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location right (60 R)
Fiber type cotton
Color pale yellowish brown
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
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes A dyed brown found in "Shimanuki, Tamba-cloth " is achieved by this recipe. For other brown found in the "Tamba-cloth" from Sasayama region () , Japan, they use holly tree (Soyogo) as dyestuff instead.
Uemura's date Kyoto