Ki-iro no bara - left (183 L)

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Uemura 07-09-2009 183.jpg

Museum number 183
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 3rd shelf
Sample location left (183 L)
Fiber type silk
Color mustard yellow
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 黄色の薔薇 : Ki-iro no bara
Dye (English common name) Tea rose /yellow rose
Dyestuff (botanical name) Rosa x centifolia L. (?)
Plant part flower /fresh (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant copper
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes When rubbing fresh flower petals of the rose on a fabric, the resultant color was pale yellow. And by mordanting this with copper, the color became ochre. The dye compound did not have good affinity with the fiber.
Uemura's date Kyoto