Haze + Suoh - right (2 R)

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Museum number 2
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location right (2 R)
Fiber type silk
Color brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 櫨 + 蘇芳: Haze + Suoh
Dye (English common name) Wax tree; and Brazilwood
Dyestuff (botanical name) Taxicodendron sylvestre (Siebold et Zucc.) Kuntze; and Caesalpinia sappan L.
Plant part W: heartwood (?) /dried (?); B: heartwood /dried
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water (?)
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant ash water
Other auxiliary agent vinegar
Uemura's notes The fabric was soaked in: 1) ash water; 2) wax tree bath; 3) brazilwood; and 4) vinegar. This is the color " Kro-sen" in the Heian (10 to 12 century AD) manuscript " (Engi-shiki)". A Chinese tree called, , and a Japanese tree, called are different speices. The Chinese one is said to be Young Fustic / Rhuscotinus. L by Dr Matsumura.
Uemura's date Kyoto