"The Baker" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 109
Description

"One of the oldest standards, and a favourite on most rivers."

Tags jewhurst,

Material

  • Tag: Gold twist, light blue silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, Guinea
  • Butt Black Ostrich herl
  • Body: Yellow silk. Light orange, blue and dark claret Seal's fur
  • Rib: Gold
  • Hackle: Dark claret, from second turn
  • Throat: Guinea, light blue
  • Underwing: Two Golden Pheasant tippets back to back
  • Wing: Golden Pheasant tail, light Bustard, Grey Mallard, Peacock wing. Light blue, yellow, and dark claret Swan
  • Roof: Mallard
  • Horns: Blue Macaw

Cites list

This pattern contains cites material. The following list is a suggestion of substitutes you can use for this pattern.

Animal Substitutes
Kori Bustard
  • Feather => Turkey : Feather - Tail
Peacock
Macaw

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Gold twist and light blue silk.
TAIL. A topping and Gallina.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Yellow silk, light orange, blue and dark claret Seal's fur, equally divided.
RIBS. Gold tinsel.
HACKLE. Dark claret from second turn.
THROAT. Gallina and light blue hackle.
WINGS. Two tippets (back to back) veiled with Golden Pheasant tail, light Bustard, Grey Mallard, Peacock wing, Swan dyed light blue, yellow, and dark claret; and Mallard above.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel - Twist Gold      
Silk Blue - Light      
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Guinea Feather Natural
Other Ostrich
Latin: Struthio camelus
Herl Black      
Body Silk
1/4 body
Yellow      
Seal Fur
1/4 body
Orange - light
Seal Fur
1/4 body
Blue      
Seal Fur
1/4 body
Claret - dark
Rib Tinsel Gold      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck
From second turn
Claret - dark
Throat Guinea Feather Natural
Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck Blue - Light      
Other Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Neck
Back to back
Natural
Wing Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Tail Natural
Kori Bustard
Latin: Ardeotis kori
Cites
Feather
Light
Natural
Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather Gray      
Peacock
Latin: Pavo cristatus
Cites
Feather - Wing Natural
Swan
Latin: Genus: Cygnus
Feather Blue - Light      
Swan
Latin: Genus: Cygnus
Feather Yellow      
Swan
Latin: Genus: Cygnus
Feather Claret - dark
Roof Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather Natural
Horns Macaw
Latin: Tribe: Arini
Cites
Feather - Tail Blue      

Materials in pattern

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