Woad leaves ready to harvest
Woad leaves ready to harvest

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BL, Egerton MS 747, fol. 50r
BL, Egerton MS 747, fol. 50r

Image of woad (indigo) from the earliest known copy of Tractatus de herbis (c.1280–1350)

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BL, Arundel MS 155, fol. 133r
BL, Arundel MS 155, fol. 133r

The Eadui Psalter (11–12th century). Miniature of St Benedict. Benedict's hair has been identified as woad, his collar as white lead and his cope fastening as red lead

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Woad leaves ready to harvest
Woad leaves ready to harvest

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