To dye silke red.

Take of good wood ashes, & make a good lye thereof, and put therein of willow or faucet woad, & barbarie wood or yealow wood, & soke them therein an houre, then seeth it a quarter of an houre, then put your cloth therein, & put in a little spanish greene, but that cloth ye must first allom it.

Citation Type  Fabric Dye Recipe
Citation Year 1602