To dye a faire yealow colour as Gold.

Lay first your linnen in Allom water foure houres long, then take one part of chalke, and two partes of wood ashes, then make a lye thereof, and seeth your dye therewith, also the best lye to die with is, to take 2 parts of wood ashes, and one part of chalke, worke and use it as yee shall perceiue best.

Citation Type  Fabric Dye Recipe
Citation Year 1602