Kuri (Chestnut) - left (307 L)

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Uemura 09-10-2009 307.jpg

Museum number 307
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location left (307 L)
Fiber type silk
Color dark brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 栗 : Kuri
Dye (English common name) Chestnut
Dyestuff (botanical name) Castanea crenata Siebold et Zucc.
Plant part fruit skin / dried ?
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes By increasing the concentration of iron mordant bath, the resultant color would become blue black.
Uemura's date Kyoto