Someshiba /Kurobai no ki - left (164 L)

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Uemura 06-18-2009 164.jpg


Uemura 06-18-2009 164 UV.jpg

Museum number 164
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 2nd shelf
Sample location left (164 L)
Fiber type silk
Color ochre
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) そめしば /くろばひの木 : Someshiba /Kurobai no ki
Dyestuff (botanical name) Symplocos prunifolia Siebold et Zucc.
Plant part leaf /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes Someshiba and Hai-no-ki (Symplocos myrtacea Siebold et Zucc.) belong to same species; and the result of dyeing with these plants would be also same.
Uemura's date Kyoto