Shirakashi (Oak) - left (257 L)

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Uemura 08-13-2009 257.jpg

Museum number 257
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location left (257 L)
Fiber type cotton
Color brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 白樫 : Shirakashi
Dye (English common name) a type of oak tree
Dyestuff (botanical name) Quercus myrsinifolia Blume
Plant part leaf /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The resultant colors would be similar to those dyed with its bark. The left sample is the deeper depth of shade of the right one. The plant was also read in Japanese classic poem in the Manysh (), volume 10, from the 7th -8th Century AD:
Uemura's date Kyoto