Mehajiki (Oriental motherwort) - top (327 T)

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Uemura 10-08-2009 327.jpg

Museum number 327
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location top (327 T)
Fiber type silk
Color light olive green
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 leaf and stem / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant copper
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Dyeing green with this plant is recorded in the Senryo Shokubutsu-fu (), published in 1972, Japan. The dyestuff for this experiment was collected and provided by Mr. Shichi Goto.
Uemura's date Kyoto