Ichijiku (Fig) - right (200 R)

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Uemura 07-09-2009 200.jpg

Museum number 200
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 3rd shelf
Sample location right (200 R)
Fiber type silk
Color pale brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) いちじく : Ichijiku
Dye (English common name) Fig
Dyestuff (botanical name) Ficus carica L.
Plant part bark / dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant lime water
Other auxiliary agent -
Uemura's notes According to the Senryo shokubutsu fu () published in 1972, Japan, bark of fig tree is recognized as dyestuff with tannin, and called Kili Bark in Sudan.
Uemura's date Kyoto