Nara shiba (Oak) - left (216 L)

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Uemura 08-13-2009 261.jpg

Museum number 261
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location left (216 L)
Fiber type cotton
Color light gray (slightly red brown)
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 楢柴 : Nara shiba
Dye (English common name) a type of oak tree
Dyestuff (botanical name) Quercus serrata Murray
Plant part wood (?) / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water (second extract)
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The dye bath contained the second extract of the dyestuff. The resultant color was more red.
Uemura's date Kyoto Murasakino