An embroidered leather falconry hood. The hood is woven in red velvet, and has two peaks. There is a crest with a metal thread pompom. There is a leather strap with has been threaded through the rim of the hood. The strap is dyed green and ends in two tassels both woven in green silk. There are two fish and two peacock-like birds embroidered onto the hood.
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