Shikon + Haze - left (237 L)

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Museum number 237
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location left (237 L)
Fiber type silk
Color light purplish brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 紫根+櫨 : Shikon + Haze
Dye (English common name) Gromwell root + Wax tree
Dyestuff (botanical name) Lithospermum erythrorhizon Siebold et Zucc. (L. officinale L. subsp. erythrorhizon (Siebold et Zucc.) Hand.-Mazz.); and Taxicodendron sylvestre (Siebold et Zucc.) Kuntze
Plant part s: root / dried (?); h: unspecified
Dyestuff extraction both plants were respectively extracted by boiling in water, and mixed in the dye bath
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant ash water
Other auxiliary agent vinegar (separate bath)
Uemura's notes The fabric was soaked into: 1) dye bath; 2) ash water; and 3) vinegar.
Uemura's date Kyoto