Suiba (Sorrel) - left (212 L)

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Uemura 07-23-2009 212.jpg

Museum number 212
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 3rd shelf
Sample location left (212 L)
Fiber type silk
Color yellow ochre
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 calcium chloride
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes The effect of different mordants (calcium hydroxide and calcium chloride) was compared here.
Uemura's date Kyoto