Hasu (Lotus) - right (123 R)

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Uemura 06-04-2009 123.jpg

Museum number 123
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location right (123 R)
Fiber type silk
Color light yellowish brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 蓮 : Hasu
Dye (English common name) Lotus
Dyestuff (botanical name) Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.
Plant part fruit/dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes It was not possible to achieve a deeper color, despite that the dyeing process was repeated for several times on each sample.
Uemura's date Kyoto