Onko (Japanese Yew) - left (50 L)

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Museum number 50
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location left (50 L)
Fiber type silk
Color pale reddish brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) おんこ : Onko
Dye (English common name) Japanese Yew
Dyestuff (botanical name) Taxus cuspidate Siebold et Zucc. var. cuspidate
Plant part heartwood /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The dyed color appeared to be similar whether ash water or lime is added to the dye bath.
Uemura's date Kyoto