Shibu gaki (Persimon tree) - center (358 C)

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Uemura 10-08-2009 358.jpg

Museum number 358
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 5th shelf
Sample location center (358 C)
Fiber type silk
Color light brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) シブ柿 : Shibu gaki
Dye (English common name) persimon tree
Dyestuff (botanical name) Diospyros kaki Thunb.
Plant part fruit / fresh (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The plant is a good source of tannin acid.
Uemura's date Kyoto