Mizuhiki (Persicaria filiformis) - left (320 L)

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Uemura 09-10-2009 320.jpg

Museum number 320
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location left (320 L)
Fiber type silk
Color beige
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) みづひき : Mizuhiki
Dyestuff (botanical name) Persicaria filiformis (Thunb.) Nakai ex W.T.Lee (Polygonum filiforme Thunb.)
Plant part root / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Mizuhiki looks similar to Itadori, but its dyeing capability inferiors to the latter.
Uemura's date Kyoto