Nanten (Nandina) - left (76 L)

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Museum number 76
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location left (76 L)
Fiber type silk
Color greenish yellow (more dull)
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 南天 : Nanten
Dye (English common name) Nandina
Dyestuff (botanical name) Nandina domestica Thunb.
Plant part root /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant ash water
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The dyeing procedure was: 1) dye bath; 2) ash water; and 3) dye bath. The actual use of this material for dyeing is unknown.
Uemura's date Kyoto