Nebatsutsuji (Rosebay) - left (58 L)

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Museum number 58
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location left (58 L)
Fiber type cotton
Color dark brown
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 iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Dyeing process The fabric was soaked into 1) dye bath; 2) ash water bath; 3) dye bath; and 4) iron mordant bath.
Uemura's notes By soaking into the ash water, the dyed color became more brown.
Uemura's date Kyoto