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Medieval hood type 1


Medieval hood type 1

Century: XIV, XV
Medieval hood type 1. Medieval Market, A head wear made of wool

Medieval hood type 1 - Medieval Market, Types of cut-outs for medieval hoods
Medieval hood type 1 - Medieval Market, Cut outs
Medieval hood type 1 - Medieval Market, z lnianą podszewką
Medieval hood type 1 - Medieval Market, It can be made with a cut-out
Medieval hood type 1 - Medieval Market, Medieval hood with decorative liripipe
Medieval hood type 1 - Medieval Market, made of wool with a linen padding
Medieval hood type 1 - Medieval Market, reaching the shoulders, with a tail


CODE Material Standard Price
GMWR0136WoolHand-made 79.00 EUR
GMWS0135WoolMixed 52.00 EUR

- You can choose a type of a cut-out after click 'buy'.

See how to place an order for several people



A woolen headwear with linen padding. Medieval hoods of this type reach the shoulder section and they have a long tail - so-called liripipe. You can order our hood with a decorative cut-out.

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What was the role of medieval hoods?

Medieval hoods were extremely popular during the whole period. They were worn by men, women and children from all social classes. Working class wore practical medieval hoods of simplified design to protect their heads from sun, wind and cold. Wealthier people wore hoods made from expensive fabrics, with decorative cut-outs, liripipes and accessories like pewter badges. Such medieval hoods, like other expensive garments, underlined their social status.

What are the types of medieval headwear?

Similarly to the outer garment, headwears speaks of the social status and in case of women of their marital status. In medieval iconography hardly ever can we find figures without any head wear. During all the period of the Middle Ages a hood was the most widespread head wear. Its functions were protective and sometimes symbolic, ritual or representative. Medieval headwear includes: caps, hats, coifs, hoods, kerchiefs and others. Hoods were often made of cloth, however caps and hats were made of felt.





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