Sarutoriibara/Batsukatsu (Wild Smilax) - left (193 L)

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Uemura 07-09-2009 193.jpg

Museum number 193
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 3rd shelf
Sample location left (193 L)
Fiber type silk
Color light brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) さるとりいばら /菝葜 : Sarutoriibara/Batsukatsu
Dye (English common name) Wild Smilax
Dyestuff (botanical name) Smilax china L.
Plant part leaf / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water (?)
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime water
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes A historic document ( - Betsuroku ?) mentioned the use of leaves of this plant for dyeing by ordinary people in China from the earlier period. "".
Uemura's date Kyoto