Kujyakuso - bottom (381 B)

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Uemura 10-15-2009 381.jpg


Uemura 10-15-2009 381 UV.jpg

Museum number 381
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location bottom (381 B)
Fiber type silk
Color pale ochre
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 孔雀草 : Kujyakuso
Plant part flower petal / unspecified
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant melanterite (FeSO47H2O)
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Mordanting with aluminium oxide or tin, the resultant colors would be yellow.
Uemura's date Kyoto