Maki /Rakanmaki /Rakanmatsu - right (329 R)

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Uemura 10-08-2009 329.jpg

Museum number 329
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location right (329 R)
Fiber type silk
Color pale brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 槇 /羅漢槇 /羅漢松 : Maki /Rakanmaki /Rakanmatsu
Dyestuff (botanical name) Podocarpus macrophyllus (Thub.) Sweet var. maki Endl.
Plant part bark / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The actual use of this plant for dyeing is unknown.
Uemura's date Kyoto