Mokuren (Magnolia) - right (298 R)

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Uemura 09-10-2009 298.jpg

Museum number 298
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location right (298 R)
Fiber type silk
Color pale gray (slightly brownish)
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 木蓮 : Mokuren
Dye (English common name) Magnolia tree
Dyestuff (botanical name) Magnolia liliiflora Desr.
Plant part bark / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime water
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The plant name is also sometimes spelled as in Chinese characters; however, the ancient color called "" had not been dyed with this plant.
Uemura's date Kyoto