To work on yealow silke, white, gray or azure color.

Take a pottle of Conduite water, and a fourth part of Arsenicke in powder, and two ladles full of woad, cut the woad in small peeces, and make it seeth as herring, that is softly then set it from the fire and put therein so much of graynes, as ye put in porrage, and herein also ye shall put in of gumme of Arabie, so much as you shall thinke good.

Citation Type  Pigment/Paint Recipe
Citation Year 1602