Kariyasu + Ai - left (278 L)

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Uemura 08-13-2009 278.jpg

Museum number 278
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location left (278 L)
Fiber type cotton
Color light blue
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 刈安+藍 : Kariyasu + Ai
Dyestuff (botanical name) Miscanthus tinctorius (Steud.) Hack. ; and Persicaria tinctoria (Aiton) Spacn (Polygonum tinctoria Aiton) (?)
Plant part K: leaf / dried (?); A: leaf / fermented (?)
Dyestuff extraction Kariyasu was boiled in water; note that Kariyasu and Indigo baths were prepared separately
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant ash water
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The fabric was soaked into 1) dye bath of Kariyasu; 2) Ash water bath for mordanting; and 3) indigo bath.
Uemura's date Kyoto