Shirakashi (Oak) - right (256 R)

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Uemura 08-13-2009 256.jpg

Museum number 256
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location right (256 R)
Fiber type cotton
Color beige
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 白樫 : Shirakashi
Dye (English common name) a type of oak tree
Dyestuff (botanical name) Quercus myrsinifolia Blume
Plant part wood / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent ash water (separate bath)
Uemura's notes This color is a type of "Shiba-zome", recorded in the Ibukuryo () from the 8th century AD, Japan. Both samples were dyed at the same time, and the procedure was: 1) dye bath; 2) iron mordant bath; and 3) ash water.
Uemura's date Kyoto Murasakino