129. Making a bright purple from roses

For making a bright purple from roses take the cookings of three cauldrons; into one put as much as you want of the concoction and the same amount of alum. Now if you want to dye it more cleanly, put into one [the second] pot just as much as in the first. Now there will also be a third dyeing in the same way.

Citation Type  Fabric Dye Recipe
Citation Year 800