Mizume sakura (Cherry) - right (156 R)

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Uemura 06-18-2009 156.jpg

Museum number 156
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location right (156 R)
Fiber type silk
Color brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) みづめ桜 : Mizume sakura
Dyestuff (botanical name) Cerasus spachiana Lavale ex H.Otto f. ascendens (Makino) H.Ohba (Prunus pendula Maxim. F. ascendens (Makino) Ohwi)
Plant part bark /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant ash water
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The mordanting was only done within the circled area in black. Use of ash water as mordant would alter the dyed color into yellow tone, which is similar to the case dyeing with Brazilwood.
Uemura's date Kyoto