Formula to dye yarn scarlet

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Formula to dye yarn scarlet

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Scarlet

For one pound of yarn use two oz of
Cochineal 4 oz of cream of tartar, beat
them well together. after putting them
in a kettle of water add 2 oz. muriate
of tin add the yarn & let it remain
half an hour being careful not to let
it boil

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Ink on paper

Citation

“Formula to dye yarn scarlet,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed November 28, 2022, https://cwfjdrlsc.omeka.net/items/show/189.

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