The most popular medieval gambeson of X-XII centuries among European knights.
Warriors worn such type of gambeson under the chainmail, and in this case gambeson had 4-6 layers of padding.
If you plan to wear it under brigandine or plate armour, so 3 layers of padding will be enough.
Closed Gambeson had been pulled over the head and had a lacing on the back side of neck.
More often it has being made of linen or wool, but gambesons made of leather or cotton are known too.
Such models are typical for medieval knights, who were taking a participation in crusades and were seeing the war on the Holy Land.
For better protection, we recommend to use this gambeson together with chausses and brigandine.
Gambeson armor has 2 color variants in stock and 4 custom color variants for additional price 20 €, as it would be sewn after order:
Top fabric - Cotton
Fastenings - Leather laces
Padding - 100% natural wadding (50% wool and 50% cotton)
Layers of padding - 3 in body part, 2 in sleeves
Sleeves stitching - With holes under the armpits
Type of production - machine sewing
Buying our gambeson you get:
Ideal value for such money.
If you need an instruction how to take care your gambeson, just follow the link.
|Social class||Knight Soldier|
|Padding||100% natural wadding: 50% wool and 50% cotton|
|Layers of padding||3 in body part, 2 in sleeves|
|Sleeves stitching||With holes under the armpits|