Ohbako - left (372 L)

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Uemura 10-08-2009 372.jpg

Museum number 372
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location left (372 L)
Fiber type silk
Color pale cream
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 車前草 : Ohbako
Dyestuff (botanical name) Plantago asiatica L.
Plant part leaf, stem, root / unspecified
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water (?)
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant alum
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The resultant color was unsatisfactory. According to Mr. Shoichi Gotoh (), the plant from England would produce yellow on cotton fabrics when mordanted with alum.
Uemura's date Kyoto