hawking glove

Gauntlet of red leather, suede side out. The gauntlet has three fingers followed by a diagonal slit in the leather. There is a red leather loop on the left side of the glove and a red mark on the back and smaller green marks on the palm side. Made suede-side out with red insides with last two fingers missing and slit in that place. Loop on same side of glove as missing fingers. Cut-away wrists.

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