"The Candlestick Maker" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 127
Tags holbrow,


  • Tag: Fine oval silver
  • Tail: Ibis, Summer duck
  • Body: Three turns of black silk, black Seal's fur
  • Rib: Silver
  • Hackle: Dark fiery-brown, from Seal's fur
  • Wing: Double Jungle Cock, two Golden Pheasant toppings
  • Head: Black wool

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Silver tinsel (oval, fine).
TAIL. Ibis and Summer duck.
BODY. Three turns of black silk followed by black Seal's fur.
RIBS. Silver tinsel.
HACKLE. A dark fiery-brown, from Seal's fur.
WINGS. Double Jungle and two toppings.
HEAD. Black wool.