Ouboku (Old fustic) - center (4 C)

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Museum number 4
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location center (4 C)
Fiber type silk
Color brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 黄木: Ōboku
Dye (English common name) Old fustic
Plant part heartwood (?) /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron; ash water
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes By repeating the procedure of dyeing and mordanting, the resultant color can be deeper.
Uemura's date Kyoto