To dye Fustian gray.

Take of hay ashes, and vine ashes by themselues, and make a lye thereof, then put your fustian there in the hay lye, and then in the other lye, to it thus so long till yee see it all coloured ynough, with these and such like yee may dye linnen gray, but ye must put thereto a little more of calles.

Citation Type  Fabric Dye Recipe
Citation Year 1602