face guard

Face guard, memo, of russet iron with detachable nose piece with grey horsehair moustache. Interior lacquered vermilion red. Three plate throat protector (nodowa), lacquered brown, bottom plate covered with brown leather with bear fur trim. Connecting noduwa lacings in blue and black/white/green. Cheek pads, one to either side, covered with blue hemp fabric.

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