Kunugi (Oak) - bottom (361 B)

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Uemura 10-08-2009 361.jpg

Museum number 361
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location bottom (361 B)
Fiber type silk
Color dark brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 櫟 : Kunugi
Dye (English common name) Oak tree
Dyestuff (botanical name) Quercus acutissima Carruth.
Plant part leaf / unspecified
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes 5g of the leaves were boiled in 100cc (= 100ml) of water, from which 10cc was used for the dyeing. The amount of the leaves contained in the 10cc was equal to that of the silk fabric used.
Uemura's date -