A way for to take out spottes of wollen clothes.

Take and seeth of common ashes in faire water, and the powder of Allom together, and then take of the sayd ashes and lay thereof on the spots and so rubbe it in, then let it drie, and when it is thorowly dryed, then take a sponge and sponge it away, as it is declared of the other afore.

Citation Type  Cleaning Recipe
Citation Year 1602