Nanten (Nandina) - right (75 R)

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Museum number 75
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location right (75 R)
Fiber type silk
Color light brown
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 alum
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Uemura had never heard about the actual use of this material for dyeing. The root was collected for and provided to him by Shichi GOTOH.
Uemura's date Kyoto