"The Fairy King" by Kelson, George M.

Author Kelson, George M.
Book The Salmon Fly
Book Edition N/A
Page 147
"An old standard on the Usk, and a great favourite of personal friends."
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  • Tag: Gold twist, scarlet silk
  • Tail: Toucan, Jungle Cock point dyed scarlet
  • Body: Black Seal's fur
  • Ribs: Oval gold
  • Throat: Long light blue, orange Guinea
  • Wings: Peacock's herl. Yellow and scarlet Swan. Summer Duck, two strips of black, white tipped, Turkey
  • Sides: Scarlet Jungle Cock
  • Head: Black herl

Original material

As written in the book:

TAG. Gold twist and scarlet silk.
TAIL. Toucan and Jungle (point) dyed scarlet.
BODY. Black Seal's fur.
RIBS. Gold tinsel (oval).
THROAT. Light blue hackle (long), and Gallina dyed orange.
WINGS. Peacock's herl ; Swan dyed yellow and scarlet; Summer Duck, capped with two strips of black Turkey, white tipped.
SIDES. Jungle dyed scarlet.
HEAD. Black herl.