Period fabric dye recipe (Early 1800's)

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I found this yellow dye recipe in a early 1800's cookbook. It's one I hadn't seen before, it uses horseradish leaves.

Mrs. Eastaff To Dye Linen or Cotton a fine straw or Lemon colour. eight handfuls of horse raddish leaves, one ounce of Allum two gallons of water, Boil the whole till reduced to six quarts. Your linen or cotton having washed quite clean. - when the above liquor is hot let the article to be dyed be emerged therein. - Make a starch with the liquor that is left & glase with a sleak stone Eastaff

Title: English cookbook
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Location: University of Iowa Library archives.
 

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I don't fully understand the last sentence/direction.

"Make a starch with the liquor that is left & glase with a sleak stone Eastaff"
 

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"Make a starch with the liquor that is left & glase with a sleak stone Eastaff"
You thicken the leftover fluid, and glaze the fabric with a very smooth stone to give the fabric a shiny appearance when you look at it at an angle. How exactly they want you to do that is not explained. Probably expected the reader to know.

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