To colour or dye a blacke.

Take a vessell, and put in cold gall water, then lay your Fustian therein, stirre it and handle it well therein, and then put it into the blacke die, and tosse it and handle it well therein also, and then againe in the gall water, and againe in the die, doe thus so often till it bee dyed ynough.

Citation Type  Fabric Dye Recipe
Citation Year 1602