Soyogo (Holly) - center (31 C)

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Museum number 31
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location center (31 C)
Fiber type silk
Color reddish brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) そよご、さよご、さやご、ずじかし : Soyogo /Sayogo /Sayago /Zushikashi
Dye (English common name) Holly
Dyestuff (botanical name) Ilex pedunculosa Miq.
Plant part summer leaf /fresh (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant alum
Other auxiliary agent ash water
Uemura's notes The dyed color with the winter leaves might generate more red tone on a fabric, according to the " (Churyoku-manroku)" by Seiyu Sato ( ), 1826. If mordanted with melanterite (FeSO47H2O) in stead of alum, the resultant color would be less red tone and become more yellow tone. The recipe was from the "".
Uemura's date Kyoto