Kusu (Camphor tree) - right (114 R)

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Uemura 05-29-2009 114.jpg

Museum number 114
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location right (114 R)
Fiber type silk
Color yellow ochre
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 樟 : Kusu
Dye (English common name) Camphor Tree
Dyestuff (botanical name) Cinnamomum camphora (L.) J.Presl
Plant part bark /dried
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime water
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The lighter color of the M.85.
Uemura's date Kyoto