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    • Sam Walker

      Historical: Hood from Greenland, 14th century, Danish national museum, Copenhagen

    • Meredith Groves

      14th century hood from greenland

    • Jan Lou

      European medieval hood, 14th century, Italy. The longer the pipe, the more affluent or powerful the wearer.

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