hawk hood

An embroidered leather falconry hood. The main body of the hood is made of leather and is embroidered in green thread. The top of the hood has a series of tassels in red, purple and green. There is also a pompom made of metal thread. There is a leather rim and strap, with a thin length of leather threaded through.

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