Kusagi (Glorybower) - left (121 L)

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Uemura 06-04-2009 121.jpg

Museum number 121
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location left (121 L)
Fiber type silk
Color olive 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 twig/ dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron; ash water
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The sample was soaked in: 1) dye bath; 2) iron mordant; and 3) ash water. This cycle was repeated for several times. The dyed color did not become black but yellow green.
Uemura's date Kyoto