A round pointed helmet of papier-mâché covered with white silk surmounted by a wooden knob with a socket into which fits a pommel of papier-mâché devices built up on a wooden core. Decoration in papier-mâché built up on wire and net frameworks and painted in red and gold, and adorned with a mosaic of small blue silk pieces. On one side of the helmet a metal disc surrounded by pearls on the other a bulls head in papier-mâché.
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