Saffron - center (91 C)

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Museum number 91
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location center (91 C)
Fiber type cotton
Color cream
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) サフロン : Saffron
Dye (English common name) Saffron
Dyestuff (botanical name) Crocus sativus L.
Plant part pistil /dried
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant -
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The plant was used for dyeing fabrics in the West Asia since the ancient time.
Uemura's date Kyoto