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

Author Francis, Francis
Book A Book on Angling
Book Edition N/A
Page 387


  • Tag: Silver twist, lemon floss
  • Tail: Golden pheasant topping
  • Butt: Black ostrich
  • Body: Silver tinsel
  • Rib: Silver twist
  • Throat: Scarlet wool, picked out, black hackle
  • Wing: Mixed, emerald peacock, claret and yellow swan, tippet, grey drake
  • Roof: Mallard
  • Head: Black

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Animal Substitutes

Original material

As written in the book:

Tag, silver twist and lemon floss; tail, a top-ping; but, black ostrich; body, silver tinsel ribbed with silver twist; a bit of scarlet wool, tied in at shoulder, and picked out with black hackle over; mixed wing of emerald peacock, claret, and yellow swan, tippet and grey drake and slips of mallard over; black head.

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 Tinsel Silver      
Rib Tinsel - Twist Silver      
Throat Wool
Picked out
Chicken - Cock
Latin: Gallus gallus domesticus
Feather - Neck Black      
Wing Peacock
Latin: Pavo cristatus
Latin: Genus: Cygnus
Feather - Wing Claret      
Latin: Genus: Cygnus
Feather - Wing Yellow      
Pheasant - Golden
Latin: Chrysolophus pictus
Feather - Neck Natural
Latin: Anatidae
Feather Gray      
Roof Mallard
Latin: Anas platyrhynchos
Feather Natural
Head Black      

Materials in pattern

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