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Medieval gambeson – historical as much as universal? Modern gambeson – gorgeous as much as comfortable? Can this be true? Certainly, yes! Here it is – fabulous unisex gambeson armor equally perfect for men and women. Longsleeve, lightweight padded protection – optimum selection for historical reconstruction lovers as well as SCA fighters – basis of GAMBESON AND CHAUSSES FENCING SET. Steel Mastery’s craftsmen created this drop-dead gorgeous gambeson jacket as a stylish alternative for standard XIV-XV century gambeson. Tight-fit cutout, diagonal quilt, and entire handsome look makes this hema gambeson the best choice for true lovers of style and comfort. Chang...
Meet new chic gambeson from Steel Mastery named after the great French heroine. This versatile pourpoint model will suit equally well for both men and ladies thanks to its unique cut based on the miniatures and descriptions of the four-parted purpuène – typical of the early XVth century. The authoritative researcher Adrien Harmand in his study “Jeanne d'Arc, son costume, son armure: essai de reconstitution” states that Jeanne d'Arc could have worn a padded armor of this cut. And contemporaries of the Maid of Orleans repeatedly mentioned that she preferred to wear black, seeking modesty and piety. This stylish and modest linen gambeson is decorated with silver paint stamped...
A gambeson of Edward Woodstock, better known as the Black Prince, so bow your heads and kneel in memory of one of the greatest knights of the Middle Ages. One of the most successful commanders of the Hundred Years' War for England and one of the most brutal conquerors for France. Eldest son of King Edward III of England and heir to the English throne, who never became king because he died before his father of a totally unheroic bloody diarrhea. Black Prince was buried in Canterbury Cathedral. The good monks retained the prince's helmet, shield, gauntlets and, most importantly, his gambeson. Effigy of Edward the Black Prince, Canterbury Cathedral, 1376 Like the origina...
If you ever visit the Musee des beaux-arts in Chartres, France, you just can't miss an aketon of Charles VI of France – a rare surviving example of fabric armor from the late XIVth century. We couldn't miss it either. So, being unable to resist we sewed this gorgeous aketon for you. As the saying goes: no need to pray, it's okay, you're welcome. It completely replicates the original except for the clasp. We decided to move away from the endless little buttons and chose leather straps with buckles as the clasp. They look cooler. But if you prefer it another way – you can order a custom version with buttons. Just don't curse us when you button them all! Although the original is scarl...
Velvet gambeson, quarter colored Yellow&Blue quarter colored velvet gambeson is a heraldic medieval gambison for true connoisseurs. Gorgeous velvet, party per cross heraldic quartering and comfortable makes it not just a padded armor but wealthy male medieval costume equally suitable for the ball and the battlefield. All-purpose silhouette goes to most medieval times and almost all fantasy times. By your choice these modern gambeson may sewed by two ways: Machine manufacturing. Our tailors will use sewing machine to make padded armor by your parameters. Hand sewing. Just as in medieval times tailors will completely sew your custom gambeson by hands. Such historical one manu...
This medieval jacket’s slim-fitted cut works on any figure. We used a figured combination of fabric in two colors and two types of quilting to made gambeson jacket more elegance. As well as cuts on the back, sides, cuffs and got short strait collar. As it should, jacket sewn from natural fabric and has one layer of vatin padding in the basic configuration. It is quilted by checkered stitch on sides and down of back, and straight vertical stich at front, top of back and sleeves. Gambison fastens on the front with brass buttons decorated by emblems. BASIC PRICE includes: – 100% natural cotton for outer and inner shell; – one layer of padding; – two types ...
Puffed sleeves doublet was the most spreading model in the second half of XV century. More often, doublet was thin and tight. Both, usual footmen and gentle knights were wearing such doublet. Quite often, tailors were adding leather straps to reinforce padded gambeson armour. Such straps were sewn vertically on the body part of gambison. This padded gambeson is designed according to historical patterns. Made-to-measure gambeson coat may be sewn by two ways: Machine manufacturing. Tailors will make padded armor by your parameters, using sewing machine. Hand sewing. Custom gambeson will be completely sewn by hands of our tailors. Such type of manufacture is historical one a...
Renaissance doublet (quilted) Here is trendy men’s doublet clothing of the mid-XV century – farsetto, which was very popular as on the territory of the North Europe, so in the lands of the South Europe, at civilians’, so at military men’s. Silhouette in a shape of triangle with wide shoulders and thin waistline was achieved with tight fit of farsetto on the body and splendid puffs on the upper part of sleeves. Depending on the region, this silhouette could vary. As a rule, the northern region a fashionista lived, the shorter and splendid puffed sleeves he had. Though, he had less quantity of fastenings. Besides, design of the back part of color varied. Artists of ...
Medieval leather gambeson (gambison) was widespread in the XI-XV centuries. This padded jacket was popular among all service branches. As common infantrymen, so noble warriors were using it. Especially, when such leather gambeson armour was combined with chainmail, that made owner protected at the high level. Made-to-measure gambeson may be sewn by two ways: Machine manufacturing. Tailors will make padded armor by your parameters, using sewing machine. Hand sewing. Custom gambeson will be completely sewn by hands of our tailors. Such type of manufacture is historical one and is offered for additional costs. You can use this leather gambeson for: SCA HEMA Larp S...
Medieval aketon of leather was popular in the XV century. As leather is very firm material, warriors who were taking participation in close fights used such aketons more often. Combined with chainmail, such leather gambeson armor was a perfect body protection. Made-to-measure gambeson may be sewn by two ways: Machine manufacturing. Tailors will make padded armor by your parameters, using sewing machine. Hand sewing. Custom gambeson armour will be completely sewn by hands of our tailors. Such type of manufacture is historical one and is offered for additional costs. You can use this leather gambeson for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals ...
Medieval British gentlemen prefer leather gambeson. And these preferences dictated not only by aesthetic pleasure, which gives the appearance of good, well-carved leather. Leather for a medieval garment, and especially so important men’s garment as a gambison, is a guarantee of durability, reliability, and strength. If you are not going to wear a gambeson armor for beauty alone and wear it only on balls, then leather is the absolute favorite among all the materials for the upper layer. This is a beautifully stitched quilted protection created in our day, paying homage to its medieval ancestor. For your convenience, we provide a choice of two ways of tailoring this magnific...
Royal gambeson of patterned fabric There is a gorgeous gambeson of singular beauty, which we even grudge to sell, but we pushed ourselves to do that. Truly royal thing, not even because of splendid brocade as outer fabric of this good-looker. A far predecessor – pourpoint of Charles de Blois, dated by the middle of the XIV century and familiar to everyone, makes this medieval gambeson a royal one. Inspired by the royal ensemble of the golden brocade, we designed the same rich and a little bit more comfortable version. You give us your specific measures and wishes - we make you a completely custom gambeson that will bring you joy and comfort for a long time! Style ...
Long Knight gambeson of the XI-XV centuries was worn preferably by mounted knight. Though, infantrymen and foot soldiers were using such model as well. Completed with brigand or metal armor, such gambison provided with perfect protection even in close fight. *** You can use this long gambeson armor for: SCA HEMA Larp Stage performances Medieval festivals Reenactment events Base price includes following options: 1-2 layers of padding (natural sheet wadding 50% cotton, 50% wool); Natural (uncoloured) cotton for outer and inner shell; XS-size; Straight bottom edge; Black leather straps for fastening. Main photo shows long gambeson with follo...
Sleeveless gambesons with festoons on the bottom hem was popular among the crossbowmen and archers in the XII-XIII centuries. Though, it was not used by soldiers, who participated in combats. This model of gambison did not mean complete body protection, so it couldn’t be used for close fights and combats. But, when combined with hauberk, this light gambeson armor was very steady going for fighting on distance. Made-to-measure gambeson may be sewn by two ways: machine manufacturing. Tailors will make padded armor by your parameters, using sewing machine. hand sewing. Custom gambeson will be completely sewn by hands of our tailors. Such type of manufacture is historical on...
European gambeson is one of the most popular padded armor of X-XII centuries. This closed-front model was very reliable and provided good protection together with main armor. This gambeson jacket was widespread among medieval knights, soldiers and warriors of different armed services. Our tailors make padded gambesons by histocial patterns and basing on the ancient pictures of this padded underarmor. So, you will get not only comfortable and good-fitting aketon armor, but also historically accurate padded underarmor. Made-to-measure gambeson armour may be sewn by two ways: Machine manufacturing. Tailors will make padded armor by your parameters, using sewing machi...
Aketon is sewn by the historically correct pattern of Carl VI’ padded aketon and is dated about of 1370-1400. Most often, aketon was thinner than simple medieval gambeson armor. It had been sewn of expensive fabrics, decorated with embroidering or heraldic symbol of owner. The sleeves of this padded jacket were removable and had fastenings. Rare, poor knights were worn aketon as separate armor. Made-to-measure gambeson armour may be sewn by two ways: machine manufacturing. Tailors will make padded armor by your parameters, using sewing machine. hand sewing. Custom gambeson will be completely sewn by hands of our tailors. Such type of manufacture is historic...
Arming doublet/aketon of the 1360 year is historically correct model and mostly known as pourpoint of Charles de Blois. The main peculiarity of this quilted body protection wass large amount of buttons on the sleeves and from the front of gambeson. It has tight fit in body part and sleeves. Pourpoint could be worn as arming clothing, so parade one. Made-to-measure gambeson armour may be sewn by two ways: Machine manufacturing. Tailors will make padded armor by your parameters, using sewing machine. Hand sewing. Custom gambeson coat will be completely sewn by hands of our tailors. Such type of manufacture is historical one and is offered for additional costs. You can use...
You've been waiting for a long time, and we’ve finally made it – a Renaissance doublet with a jacquard cover. The luxurious little brother of Renaissance doublet (quilted). Like its humble older brother, jacquard Renaissance doublet – also named farsetto – was a trendy men’s doublet clothing of the mid-XV century. It was popular from North to South Europe – equally among civilians as well as the military. Stylish triangle-shaped silhouette with wide shoulders and thin waistline was a fashion trend of those times. In this jacquard, it was achieved by farsetto tightly fitting the body and chic puffs on sleeves’ upper parts. The silhouette could vary from region to region...
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Der Gambi passt perfekt und trägt sich sehr angenehm (Leinen mit 2 Lagen). Die Bestellung verlief unkompliziert und zum Ausmessen gibt es von Steel-Mastery Videos, die alles erklären. Der Support ist super und antwortet sehr schnell.
It took a while to come, which is very understandable, but when it did my gambeson was more than worth the wait! It fits wonderfully, and is easy to get on. The colour is lovely and has had several compliments already. Steel Mastery listened to all my requests and made me the perfect gambeson. I would thoroughly recommend them.