1) There are references to the fruit from the fourteenth century and to its use as a colour from <i>a</i>.1600 (OED).
Early Yorkshire examples include: c.1504 Item xj yerdes reyd orryge viijs, York
1522 I gif to William Marshall an orege colour gowne furred with whit lame, Doncaster
1539-40 one orige tawnaye dosyn of my best making, Leeds
1559 a jirkin of orysh colour cloth furred with fox, Hipswell
1568 Item a quilt of orange color Satten abridges, Healaugh.