Shikimi (Aniseed tree) - left (44 L)

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Museum number 44
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location left (44 L)
Fiber type silk
Color dark brown
Dyestuff (Japanese common name) 梻 : Shikimi
Dyestuff (English common name) Aniseed tree
Dyestuff (botanical name) Illicium anisatum L.
Plant part heartwood /dried (?)
Dyestuff extraction boiled in water
Auxiliary agent in dye bath -
Mordant iron
Other auxiliary agent ash water
Dyeing process The fabric was soaked into 1) dye bath mixed with ash water; and 2) iron mordant bath.
Uemura's notes This brown is found in the " (Tamba-cloth)" from Sasayama (), Japan.
Uemura's date Kyoto