Posts Tagged ‘Green Floss’

Ray Bergman Collection – 135) Gosling

Ray Bergman Collection – 135) Gosling

Tip: None Tail: Gray hackle fibers * Ribbing: None Body: Green floss Hackle: Gray Wing: Light slate * The written recipe listing for a gray tail is clearly missing on the color plate fly painting. The Gosling in this photo was tied according to the written recipe.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 120) Getland

The Ray Bergman Collection – 120) Getland

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Brown hackle fibers Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Green floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Gray mallard

The Ray Bergman Collection – 119) General Hooker

The Ray Bergman Collection – 119) General Hooker

Tip: None Tail: None Ribbing: Green silk (floss) Body: Yellow floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Dark slate

The Ray Bergman Collection – 92) Dorset

The Ray Bergman Collection – 92)	Dorset

Tip: None Tail: Furnace hackle tips * Ribbing: None Body: Green floss Hackle: Light brown furnace Wing: Teal * Dr. Burke’s detail-oriented paintings reveal that the tail ingredient of ‘furnace hackle’ on the Dorset in the original written recipe listing (normally fibers) is clearly represented as hackle tips on the painting. See the Adirondack, where […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 88) Denison

The Ray Bergman Collection – 88)	Denison

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Barred Mandarin, crimson, yellow, and green married * Butt: Green floss Hackle: Yellow tied palmer Ribbing: None Body: Orange floss Wing: Crimson, yellow, and green topping barred Mandarin. ** * Like its relative the Cassard, the Denison has variances between the tail recipe and painting. The tail on the painting is: […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 17) Beatrice

The Ray Bergman Collection – 17)	Beatrice

Tail: Scarlet quill sections Tip: Green floss tied as a butt * Hackle: Yellow and crimson tied palmer ** Ribbing: None Body: Yellow floss Wing: Barred Mandarin *** * The tip listing of green floss is shown as a butt on the painting. ** Notably, the Beatrice is the first of only a few wet […]

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