hawk perch

Falcon perch made from an iron rod that has been bent and welded. The constriction bears a ring to which the falcon was tethered and the ends of the rod are sharply pointed so that it may be driven into a tree. The upper part of the circle is padded with a leather covered cushion sewn to which is a wide strap of leather.

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