Kusagi (Glorybower) - left (101 L)

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Uemura 05-29-2009 101.jpg

Museum number 101
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location left (101 L)
Fiber type silk
Color pale blue green
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) くさぎ : Kusagi
Dye (English common name) Dreiteiliger Losbaum (Glorybower)
Dyestuff (botanical name) Clerodendrum trichotomum Thunb. var. trichotomum
Plant part berry
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant -
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Use of vinegar made the dyed color less yellow but more blue. Use of ash water or lime water in dyeing would make the dyed color more yellow; hence the color would become a green tone.
Uemura's date Kyoto