Suiba (Sorrel) - left (211 L)

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Uemura 07-23-2009 211.jpg

Museum number 211
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 3rd shelf
Sample location left (211 L)
Fiber type silk
Color mustard yellow
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 酸模 : Suiba
Dyestuff (English common name) Sorrel
Dyestuff (botanical name) Rumex acetosa L.
Plant part root /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant -
Other auxiliary agent ash water (separate bath)
Uemura's notes According to a Chinese medical book, called Bencao Gangmu (accessible through: from the late 16th century AD, the plant could be named as "", "" or "". The plant for this experiment was collected by Mr. Shoichi Gotoh ().
Uemura's date Kyoto