Kusagi (Glorybower) - right (101 R)

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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 right (101 R)
Fiber type silk
Color pale greenish gray
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 vinegar
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