Ouboku (Old fustic) - center (117 C)

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Uemura 05-29-2009 117.jpg

Museum number 117
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location center (117 C)
Fiber type silk
Color dark brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 黄木 : Ouboku
Dye (English common name) Old fustic
Plant part unspecified
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes There is a similar plant called Young Fustic; which is shorter than Ouboku and does not grow tall.
Uemura's date Kyoto