Kakitsubata - center (284 C)

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Uemura 08-13-2009 284.jpg

Museum number 284
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location center (284 C)
Fiber type cotton
Color pale purple stains
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 垣津幡 : Kakitsubata
Dye (English common name) Japanese iris
Dyestuff (botanical name) Iris Iaevigata Fisch.
Plant part flower petal /fresh
Dyestuff extraction rubbed onto the fabric
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant -
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes One of the primitive dyeing techniques using fresh flower petal. This experiment was carried out in May 1931. The technique was read in a classic poem in the Manysh (), volume 17, from the 7th -8th century AD:
Uemura's date Kyoto