A faire greene cloth.

If ye will haue a faire greene, take a little branne water, and a little allom, and seeth them together, and when the Allom is molten, put your silke therein, and let it seeth the fourth part of an houre. Then take againe a little bran water, and a little wood, and put it therein also, till that it waxe a faire darke yealow. If ye will haue it more yealower, then out it into the blew dye, wherein yee may make it light or darke as ye please.

Citation Type  Fabric Dye Recipe
Citation Year 1602