Had a Coq de Leon cape hanging around for a while, and finally got to using it this weekend.
The feathers have an inherent aged or vintage look to them, hence the name of the fly.
I deliberately left the wing longer, a nod to Stevens, as many of her flies had longer wings.
first image gives nice pop to the wing, claret saddles flanked by CdL
second image shows the body better
Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Carrie Stevens Rangeley Size 2 8xl
Tag: Gold Tinsel
Body: Golden brown floss
Rib: Gold tinsel (round) leading claret floss
Belly: grey bucktail
Throat: Claret Schlappen
Wing: 4 Claret saddles hackles flanked by two Coq de Leon hackles
Shoulder: Lemon Wood duck