Shikimi (Aniseed tree) - right (43 R)

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Museum number 43
Uemura number / title ; "Haze-some 25"
Folder location 1st shelf
Sample location right (43 R)
Fiber type silk
Color pale beige
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 -
Other auxiliary agent ash water
Dyeing process The fabric was dyed in a cold dye bath of the boiled extract, mixed with ash water.
Uemura's date Kyoto