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A quilted bonet

Century: XIII, XIV, XV

Worn as a padding under the helmet.

Last products in stock!

We send the product right after the money is transferred to our bank account.

Available size:

id 669 - linen, black
Head girth: 56-57cm

id 670 - linen, blue
Head girth: 56-57cm

id 671 - linen, blue
Head girth: 56-57cm

id 672 - linen, blue
Head girth: 56-57cm

id 673 - linen, blue
Head girth: 59-60cm

id 674 - linen, blue
Head girth: 58-59cm

id 675 - linen, blue
Head girth: 61-62cm

id 676 - linen, red
Head girth: 55-56cm

id 677 - linen, red
Head girth: 55-56cm

id 678 - linen, blue
Head girth: 58-59m

id 679 - linen, blue
Head girth: 61-62cm

id 680 - linen, blue
Head girth: 61-62cm

id 681 - linen, light green
Head girth: 59-60cm

id 682 - linen, light green
Head girth: 58-59cm

id 684 - linen, black
Head girth: 58-59cm

id 685 - linen, black
Head girth: 61-62cm

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:
• Gambesons and long quilted legs

• Small quilted arming garments

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.

CODEMaterialStandard PomocPrice
mMLS0422LinenEconomical 23.00 EUR

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