To die thread in sad Purple colour.

Take the barkes of Pomgranats, and the pilles of dried Oranges, then boyle them in water with a little Allom, as great as a small nutte, then let it coole, and when it is colde, put your thread therein, and boyle it againe, and ye shall haue a faire colour.

Citation Type  Fabric Dye Recipe
Citation Year 1602