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Category: Male clothing > arming garments

A gambeson type 8

A gambeson type 8

Century: XIV, XV
A gambeson type 8. Medieval Market, Gambeson type 8

A gambeson type 8 - Medieval Market, Gambeson type 8
A gambeson type 8 - Medieval Market, Gambeson type 8
A gambeson type 8 - Medieval Market, Gambeson typ 8
A gambeson type 8 - Medieval Market, Gambeson typ 8

CODE Material Standard Price
PMLR0312LinenHand-made 370.00 EUR
PMLS0311LinenMixed 209.00 EUR

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Gambeson with vertical sewings starting from the waist, without the collar.This gambeson fits well to the body. Standard version of gambeson buttoned up with 15 tin buttons. Sleeves with vertical sewings starting from the elbow to the wrist. 2 part cut of the sleeve provides better manoeuvrability during the fight.

Average; 2 layers of batting on body, 1 layer on arms (with streghtening on elbows and shoulders)

Click here to check out available in stock Gambesons type 8.

were a cheap protection for the fighting men in the Middle Ages, but only the poorest ones used only them as their single armour. For others they were a part of a complete protective armament, providing amortization of the hit and the protection of attritions from the armour. Among padded protective elements we can find: gambesons protecting the trunk and hands, padded gloves, padded coifs and separate hoses. They were sewn from layers of a fabric. In the 13th century gambesons were long and rather badly-fitted to the figure. They were usually put over the head and buttoned only near the neck. Later, with the development of other elements of the armour, gambesons were shorter and better fitted to the body. In the 14th and the 15th centuries they were usually buttoned at the front or laced up.

Gambeson stuffing/layering

Normally we use:
- linen first layer
- second strengthening layer (cotton)
- few layers of batting(for specific numbers, see description of the chosen quilted garment)
- linen lining

In all arming garments (quilted hood etc.), you can change the padding. Click on this picture to see different options of padding available in our shop:

If you decide to change the padding, please write the code of chosen padding (Y1-Y13) in the "additional information" box in one of the next steps of ordering.

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