Kaya (Miscanthus sinensis) - right (326 R)

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Uemura 10-08-2009 326.jpg

Museum number 326
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location right (326 R)
Fiber type silk
Color light ochre
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 茅 : Kaya
Dyestuff (botanical name) Miscanthus sinensis Andersson var. sinensis
Plant part leaf and stem / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The dyed colors are similar to those dyed with Kariyasu (Miscanthus oligostachyus Stapf) and less yellow than the Kariyasu ones. The dyestuff for this experiment was provided by Mr. Shichi Goto.
Uemura's date Kyoto