Mokukoku (Ternstroemia gymnanthera) - left (88 L)

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Museum number 88
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location left (88 L)
Fiber type silk
Color pale beige pink
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) もくこく : Mokukoku
Dye (English common name) Evergreen Tree
Dyestuff (botanical name) Ternstroemia gymnanthera (Wight et Arn.) Bedd.
Plant part bark /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant ash water
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The dyed color became more red when mordanted with ash water, instead of lime water.
Uemura's date Kyoto