Nurude (Japanese sumac) - right (30 R)

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Museum number 30
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location right (30 R)
Fiber type silk
Color brown (slightly dull)
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) ぬるで : Nurude
Dye (English common name) Japanese Sumac
Dyestuff (botanical name) Rhus javanica L. var. chinensis (Mill.) T. Yamaz. (R. chinensis Mill.)
Plant part heartwood /dried
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes One of the dyeing techniques, which had been used since the 8th century AD. in Japan. The dyestuff yields pale yellow when extracted in neutral to alkaline condition without use of mordant. "".
Uemura's date Kyoto Murasakino