Kunugi (Oak) - right (247 R)

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Uemura 07-23-2009 247.jpg

Museum number 247
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location right (247 R)
Fiber type cotton
Color dark brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) くぬぎ : Kunugi
Dye (English common name) Oak (Acorn)
Dyestuff (botanical name) Quercus acutissima Carruth.
Plant part acorn / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes This technique produces what was called "Tsurubami ()" in the Ibukuryo () from the 8th century AD, and the name of the plant appears in a Japanese classic poem in the Manysh (), volume 12, from the 7th -8th century AD:
Uemura's date Kyoto