Ouren (Goldthread) - left (297 L)

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Uemura 09-10-2009 297.jpg


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Museum number 297
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location left (297 L)
Fiber type silk
Color yellow (slightly blue tone)
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 黄蓮 : Ouren
Dye (English common name) Goldthread
Dyestuff (botanical name) Coptis japonica (Thunb.) Makino var. anemonifolia (Siebold et Zucc.) H.Ohba
Plant part root / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant copper
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The resultant color was less red but more blue than any other ones treated with different kinds of mordant.
Uemura's date Kyoto