《 Paper Mulberry 》
〔 Moraceae family 〕
Binomial name: Broussonetia Kazinoki
Producing area: Shandong, China
Section used: Bast fiber
Ply-joining method: Twisting
Despite now being known as a raw material for papermaking, during ancient times it was the material for weaving cloth (Yuu).
The “Tafu” cloth of Kito, Tokushima prefecture carries on its legacy today.
It is a fiber similar to wisteria.
Paper mulberry fiber
Ply-joining: The fiber is splitted into thin strips and then joined together
Paper mulberry thread