"The Dusty Miller" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 145
Description "One of the oldest standard patterns."
Tags jewhurst,

Material

  • Tag: Silver twist, yellow silk
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant topping, Indian Crow
  • Butt: Black herl
  • Body: 2/3 embossed silver, 1/3 orange silk
  • Ribs: Oval silver
  • Throat: Guinea
  • Wings: Two strips of black Turkey white tipped, Golden Pheasant tail, Bustard, Pintail, Guinea, Mallard, one Golden Pheasant topping inside out on each side of wings
  • Sides: Jungle Cock
  • Horns: Blue Macaw

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver twist and yellow silk.
TAIL. A topping and Indian Crow.
BUTT. Black herl.
BODY. Silver tinsel embossed, two thirds ; followed by orange silk.
RIBS. Silver tinsel (oval).
THROAT. Gallina.
WINGS. Two strips of black Turkey white tipped, Golden Pheasant tail, Bustard, Pintail, Gallina, Mallard, and one topping put inside out on each side of wings.
SIDES. Jungle.
HORNS. Blue Macaw.