Mexico-san Logwood - center (170 C)

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Uemura 06-18-2009 170.jpg

Museum number 170
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 3rd shelf
Sample location center (170 C)
Fiber type silk
Color black
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) メキシコ産ログウード : Mexico-san Logwood
Dye (English common name) Logwood from Mexico
Plant part heartwood /dried
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water (?)
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron(II) chloride
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes In case of dyeing with brazilwood, the resultant color would be much darker. Brazilwood and Logwood could be differentiated from this aspect.
Uemura's date Kyoto