Shirakashi (Oak) - right (259 R)

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Uemura 08-13-2009 259.jpg

Museum number 259
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 4th shelf
Sample location right (259 R)
Fiber type silk
Color dark 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 melanterite (FeSO47H2O)
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The fabric sample was soaked into: 1) dye bath; 2) mordant bath; 3) dye bath; 4) mordant bath; 5) dye bath; and 6) water.
Uemura's date Kyoto