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‘Bird Skull’ Horsetail Headdress & Veil

The Moulded Snakeskin skull & horsetail Headdress with Silk tulle embroidered Veil.


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Moulded Snakeskin Skull cap & headpiece in a ‘Melting Candle’ layered design finished with Red Rooster horsetail hair. The piece is adorned with the Silk Tulle ‘Bird Skull’ veil

There are 7 adjustable strap & buckle closures on this headdress to ensure exact & accurate fitting. The multiple closures allow for both comfort & guarantee that the headdress will stay exactly in place.

The Silk Veil slots effortlessly over the Horsetail hair & sits in place on top of the skull cap, the embroidered opening for the tail has a 3 button & loop closure for perfect fit.

Silk Embroidered Veil: The ‘Bird Skull’ embroidery design is one of the most detailed of creative free hand drawn work from the Steph Aman portfolio,  also featuring embroidered mourning glory appliqué detail around the bird skull head. Free hand-drawn embroidery with silk chiffon detailed shadow work and intricate edge cut work, classic in its style, adapted & re worked as part of the Seville + Aman Couture collections.

Skull cap Headdress fitting: The moulded skull cap with scalloped edge, 15cm in diameter with 13cm stem rising from the crown. The stem holds the horsetail rigidly in place. The complete headpiece is held in place with shaped strap around forehead & adjustable strap & buckles on centre front, 2 on side of head & 3 on centre back of head. Also adjustable with strap & buckle Chin strap. All pressure & weight is emanating from the crown/stem which is re-enforced on the inside with a brass ring so all the weight of the piece is evenly balanced on the head. 

Both the Snakeskin headdress & the Silk Veil can be worn separately. 


100% Leather Body Skull cap & Head piece, created with snakeskin, backed & lined with smooth 2 mm Saddlery leather

100% English dressed Horsetail hair, Length of hair including stem : 60 cm ( 23 inch)

100% Silk Tulle Veil

Specialist Leather and Silk Clean Only

Created & Produced in London


The‘Bird Skull’ Horsetail Headdress & Veil, part of the Gallery Couture range by Paul Seville + Steph Aman, The Horsetail headdress was originally created for the Animal Ball 2012 and exhibited at Sothebys. The style has been re visited & re worked for the current Gallery couture collections. 

Fit & Dimensions

Headdress: Easy to wear and adjustable  with 7 strap & buckle closures

Veil Dimensions: Oval Shape

Length: 120cm

Width: 100cm

Both the Snakeskin headdress & the Silk Veil can be worn separately. 

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