Karai (Cockscomb) - left (242 L)

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Uemura 07-23-2009 242.jpg

Museum number 242
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location left (242 L)
Fiber type silk
Color dull yellowish white
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) からゐ : Karai
Dyestuff (English common name) Cockscomb
Dyestuff (botanical name) Celosia cristata L.
Plant part flower / fresh
Dyestuff extraction extracted from fresh flower
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant -
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The result was not satisfactory. The plant was read in a Japanese classic poem in the Manysh () , volume 7, from the 7th -8th century AD:
Uemura's date Kyoto