Mehajiki (Oriental motherwort) - left (375 L)

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Uemura 10-15-2009 375.jpg

Museum number 375
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location left (375 L)
Fiber type silk
Color pale ochre
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) メハジキ : Mehajiki
Dyestuff (English common name) Oriental motherwort
Dyestuff (botanical name) Leonurus japonicus Houtt. (L. sibiricus auct. non L.)
Plant part stem, leaf / unspecified
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The plant for this experiment was collected by Mr. Shoichi Gotoh (). The result of this dyeing was similar, although inferior, to that of dyeing with Yomogi plant (Artemisia indica Willd. var. maximowiczii (Naki) H.Hara (A. princeps Pamp.)).
Uemura's date Kyoto