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To Dye Olive

Make a strong sage tea, and add copperas and alum till it is dark; strain it; dip the cloth or silk in weak soap-suds, and then in the dye, and air it, till it is the color you wish.

Maple bark and copperas make a good dark color for common purposes.

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Domestic Cookery, Useful Receipts, and Hints to Young Housekeepers.


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