"The Lyon: No.2" by Francis, Francis

Author Francis, Francis
Book A Book on Angling
Book Edition N/A
Page 384


  • Tag: Silver tinsel
  • Tail: Golden pheasant tippet
  • Butt: Black ostrich
  • Body: 1/2 dirty yellow, 1/2 dark blue pig's wool
  • Rib: Silver tinsel
  • Hackle: Dark claret over blue
  • Throat: Blue jay
  • Wing: Brown turkey.

Original material

As written in the book:

Tag, silver tinsel; tail, tippet; but, black ostrich; body, lower half dirty yellow pig's wool, the upper dark blue; silver tinsel; dark claret hackle over the blue and jay at shoulder; wing rich brown turkey.

Long material list

Part Material Type Color
Tag Tinsel Silver      
Tail Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Head Natural
Butt Ostrich
Latin: Struthio camelus
Herl Black      
Body Pig Wool
Dirty yellow, 1/2 body
Pig Wool
1/2 body
Blue - Dark      
Rib Tinsel Silver      
Hackle Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck
Over blue
Claret - dark
Throat Blue Jay Feather - Wing Blue      
Wing Turkey
Latin: Genus: Meleagris
Feather Brown      

Materials in pattern

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