Kunugi (Oak) - right (249 R)

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Uemura 08-13-2009 249.jpg

Museum number 249
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location right (249 R)
Fiber type cotton
Color brown (slightly reddish)
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 櫟 : Kunugi
Dye (English common name) Oak (Acorn)
Dyestuff (botanical name) Quercus acutissima Carruth.
Plant part wood / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The dyeing method is what was called "Tsurubami ()" in the Ibukuyo () from the 8th century AD, Japan.
Uemura's date Kyoto Murasakino