Note the smaller anklets on the gauntlet: it could be used with a kestrel.
A very decorative hood. Hoods are placed over the bird's head to help keep it calm.
Falcon's hood, 17th–18th century Leather, silk; embroidered with silk and metallic threads
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Cappuccio da falcone, Collezione Odescalchi
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Falcon's Hood, first half of the eighteenth century (embroidered leather ...
Hoods and lures attributed to Maximilian I, c.1500, Kunsthistorisches Museum.