Dyes and dyeing
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
William A. Baker Recipe Book
Recipe book, 1806-1815, of William A. Baker, of Winchester, Va., containing recipes for beer, wine, and liquor as well as formulae for varnish, sealing wax, cosmetics, medicinal remedies, ink, and dyes. The volume also includes pen and ink sketches (tinted with watercolor) showing the construction of a piano with detailed notes and genealogical data concerning the Foster and Baker families.
Betsy Woodson V. Morton Recipe Book
Recipe book, 1845-1846, of Betsy Woodson V. Morton which includes home remedies, and detailed instructions and diagrams for dyeing and weaving counterpanes, carpets, and dimity.
Manuscripts - People and Family Names
Physician's Notebook and Household Remedies
Notebook, circaa. 1820-1840, of an unidentified physician or pharmacist. The volume contains medical formulae as well as formulae for household remedies, inks, and dyes.
S. H. Coffman & Co. Ledger and Commonplace Book
Ledger, 1838-1840, of S. H. Coffman & Co., Rifesville, Rockingham County, Va., which includes a journal, 1842; invoice, 1844; and recipes for dyeing wool and cotton. The volume was later used as a commonplace book by Jacob Lineweaver and others and as a child's handwriting copybook.
John S. Scott Notebook
Notes, 1849, of John S. [Scott ?], Virginia, on dyeing wool and cloth. The mill's location is possibly in Shannondale, Jefferson County, Virginia, now West Virginia.
William Chamberlayne Account Book
Photostat copy of a ledger, 1781-1812, of William Chamberlayne, New Kent County, Va. which includes recipes for dyes.