Nebatsutsuji (Rosebay) - left (57 L)

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Museum number 57
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location left (57 L)
Fiber type cotton
Color beige
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) ねばつつぢ : Nebatsutsuji
Dye (English common name) Rosebay
Dyestuff (botanical name) Rhododendron macrosepalum Maxim.
Plant part unspecified
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime water (supernate)
Other auxiliary agent -
Dyeing process The fabric was soaked into 1) dye bath; and 2) dye bath mixed with lime water.
Uemura's notes If dye bath and mordant bath would be separately prepared, the resultant color would become yellow.
Uemura's date Kyoto