Kurara (Sophora flavescens) - right (341 R)

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Uemura 10-08-2009 341.jpg


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Museum number 341
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location right (341 R)
Fiber type silk
Color lemon yellow
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) クララ : Kurara
Dyestuff (botanical name) Sophora flavescens Aiton
Plant part leaf and stem / unspecified
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant alum
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Mordanting with lime water would also produce yellow. Use of vinegar would not produce any color on a fabric.
Uemura's date Kyoto