To make a red with brasill.

Take your Linnen to one pound, take a fourth part of Allom, but first seeth Allom, then lay your linnen therein the space of two houres, then take of beaten galles, and put water thereto, then lay your linnen therein, and put in a quarter of a pound of brasill, and an ounce of gumme of Arabie. Then let it seeth a fourth part in, and then put in your Linnen. If you will haue it a redde, then put in no galles.

Citation Type  Fabric Dye Recipe
Citation Year 1602