Nashi (Pear) - left (390 L)

Jump to navigation Jump to search


Uemura 10-15-2009 390.jpg

Museum number 390
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location left (390 L)
Fiber type silk
Color light purplish gray
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 梨 : Nashi
Dye (English common name) Japanese pear
Dyestuff (botanical name) Pyrus pyrifolia (Burm.f.) Nakai var. culta (Makino) Nakai
Plant part fruit peel / fresh (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The resultant colors were unsatisfactory when mordanted with alum or iron.
Uemura's date Kyoto