To Dye A Yellow Brown


The Saunders' Wood, brought from the Indies, and sold in powder or

ground mixed with sumach is good, it takes long to boil, adding the

alum.



A Cinnamon Brown or Fiery Brown may be struck on the hackles or colours

(pig hair or mohair) by first dyeing them yellow, the same as explained

in the yellow dye; put the hackles, previously dyed yellow, into the

liquor of walnut rinds, and simmer them over the fire slowly for three

or four hours, and leave them in all night, if a dark fiery brown is

required; the less of the rinds produce cinnamon or yellow brown, the

roots and rinds of the walnut are the best for the various shades; the

rind of the alder dyed with alum and tartar is also good.



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