Kurumi (Walnut) - left (266 L)

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Uemura 08-13-2009 266.jpg

Museum number 266
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location left (266 L)
Fiber type silk
Color gray (brownish)
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 胡桃 : Kurumi
Dye (English common name) Walnut
Dyestuff (botanical name) Juglans mandshurica Maxim. var. sachalinensis (Miyabe et Kud) Kitam. (J. mandshurica var. sieboldiana (Maxim.) Makino)
Plant part shell and nuts / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent ash water (separate bath)
Uemura's notes The left sample was soaked into: 1) dye bath; 2) mordant bath; and 3) ash water bath. The resultant colors were similar to those dyed with bark of the tree. However the content of dye compound(s) appeared to be less.
Uemura's date Kyoto