Hirugi /Tangara - right (102 R)

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Uemura 05-29-2009 102.jpg

Museum number 102
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location right (102 R)
Fiber type silk
Color light brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 紅樹 /丹殻 : Hirugi /Tangara
Dye (English common name) Bruguiera
Dyestuff (botanical name) Bruguiera gymnorrhiza (L.) Lam.
Plant part bark /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime water (supernate)
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Unlike Brazilwood or safflower, the dyestuff did not produce red color. Generally, lime water is used as mordant with this dyeing.
Uemura's date Kyoto