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European gambeson fr... HG-02
125.00

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Description

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 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 medieval gambeson armor for:

  • SCA
  • HEMA
  • Larp
  • Stage performances
  • Medieval festivals
  • Reenactment events

Base price includes following options:

  1. 1-2 layers of padding (natural sheet wadding 50% cotton, 50% wool);
  2. Natural (uncoloured) cotton for outer and inner shell;
  3. Standard sleeves’ attaching (closed armpit);
  4. XS-size;
  5. Black leather strap;
  6. Straight bottom edge;
  7. No fastenings for steel arms.

Warriors worn such type of closed-front gambeson under the chain mail, and in this case gambeson coat had 4-6 layers of padding. If you plan to wear it under brigandine or plate armour, so 2 layers of padding will be enough. Gambeson material is also an option to choose. It can be velvet or linen gambison with cotton lining, for example.

More often it has being made of linen or wool, but leather gambesons or cotton are known too. Such light gambesons are typical for knights, who were taking a participation in crusades and were seeing the war on the Holy Land.

There are a lot of festoons for decoration of your quilted gambeson. If you choose half-coloured or quarter-coloured gambeson, please inform us by e-mail, what colours you prefer and its exact disposition.

If you plan to use plate arms or spaulders over your medieval gambeson, we recommend you to order leather fastenings for steel arms.

There are two layers of padding in sleeves by default. If you want to change it, please contact us [email protected]

Main photo shows padded gambeson with following options:

  • 3 layers of padding;
  • black cotton for outer and inner shell;
  • sleeves’ attaching with hole under armpit;
  • M-size;
  • black leather strap;
  • straight bottom edge;
  • no fastenings for steel arms.

Benefits, which you’ll get, if you buy gambeson at Steel Mastery:

  1. Custom-made high-quality padded underarmor, made of natural fabrics by your individual parameters;
  2. Reliability and comfortable wearing for years;
  3. Product made by experienced tailors, who really know how to make a good armor;
  4. Convenient payment systems (Paypal, Skrill, Visa, MasterCard, American Express);
  5. Flexible return system in case if you don’t like an item.

Such cotton gambeson in standard sizes is available for fast ordering. Please have a look in the section “Ready to ship” and choose the one you want.

Check out these closed-front models: early medieval gambeson, gambeson with sewn mittens, gambeson of crossbowman.

For better protection, we recommend to use this gambison together with chausses and brigandine.

In section “Gambeson” you can see all models that we offer for ordering. If you didn’t find any for your taste and wish, please send us photo and description of the required model and we will make it for you.

In this article we're telling how to choose a gambeson.

CUSTOM MADE

Here is one of the authentic samples of brigandine, that was recreated based on the materials of excavation of the Battle of Visby (1361).
This armour is perfect for medieval tournaments and battles.

Color

natural (uncolored)

black

yellow

red

royal blue

white

brown

wine red

dark green

dark blue

royal purple

Color of leather fastening

black

black

black

info

brown

brown

brown

info

red

red

red

info

Lining fabric

cotton

cotton

cotton

info

linen

linen

linen

10

info

Two-color design

one colour...

one colour

one colour

info

half colou...

half coloured gambeson

half coloured gambeson

25

info

quarter co...

quarter coloured gambesonч

quarter coloured gambesonч

45

info

Design of the bottom edge

standard

standard

standard

info

variant-1

variant-1

variant-1

20

info

variant-2

variant-2

variant-2

30

info

variant-3

variant-3

variant-3

30

info

variant-4

variant-4

variant-4

30

info

variant-5

variant-5

variant-5

30

info

variant-6

variant-6

variant-6

30

info

variant-7

variant-7

variant-7

20

info

variant-8

variant-8

variant-8

30

info

variant-9

variant-9

variant-9

30

info

variant-10...

variant-10

variant-10

30

info

variant-11...

variant-11

variant-11

30

info

variant-12...

variant-12

variant-12

30

info

variant-13...

variant-13

variant-13

20

info

variant-14...

variant-14

variant-14

30

info

variant-15...

variant-15

variant-15

30

info

variant-16...

variant-16

variant-16

30

info

variant-17...

variant-17

variant-17

30

info

variant-18...

variant-18

variant-18

30

info

variant-19...

variant-19

variant-19

20

info

variant-20...

variant-20

variant-20

20

info

variant-21...

variant-21

variant-21

20

info

variant-22...

variant-22

variant-22

30

info

Fabric

cotton

cotton

cotton

info

linen

linen

linen

19

info

wool, 85-1...

wool, 85-100%

wool, 85-100%

60

info

leather

leather

leather

190

info

velvet

velvet

velvet

60

info

Layers of padding

2 layers

2 layers

2 layers

info

3 layers

3 layers

3 layers

10

info

4 layers

4 layers

4 layers

24

info

5 layers

5 layers

5 layers

30

info

Fastenings for steel arms (14pcs)

absent

absent

absent

info

fastenings...

fastenings in black leather

fastenings in black leather

15

info

fastenings...

fastenings in brown leather

fastenings in brown leather

15

info

fastenings...

fastenings in red leather

fastenings in red leather

15

info

Men's size/price

XS - waist...

XS - waist 63-69 cm (25-27 in.)

XS - waist 63-69 cm (25-27 in.)

info

S - waist ...

S - waist 70-77 cm (28-30 in.)

S - waist 70-77 cm (28-30 in.)

info

M - waist ...

M - waist 77-84 cm (31-33 in.)

M - waist 77-84 cm (31-33 in.)

info

L - waist ...

L - waist 84-91 cm (34-36 in.)

L - waist 84-91 cm (34-36 in.)

info

XL - waist...

XL - waist 91-102 cm (38-40 in.)

XL - waist 91-102 cm (38-40 in.)

12 .50

info

2XL - wais...

2XL - waist 102-117 cm (42-44 in.)

2XL - waist 102-117 cm (42-44 in.)

25

info

3XL - wais...

3XL - waist 117-127 cm (46-50 in.)

3XL - waist 117-127 cm (46-50 in.)

37 .50

info

4XL - wais...

4XL - waist 127-137 cm (50-54 in.)

4XL - waist 127-137 cm (50-54 in.)

50

info

5XL - wais...

5XL - waist 137-147 cm (54-58 in.)

5XL - waist 137-147 cm (54-58 in.)

62 .50

info

Attaching of the sleeves

standard

standard

standard

info

with the h...

with the hole under the armpit

with the hole under the armpit

10

info

laced slee...

laced sleeves

laced sleeves

20

info

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Review about item

Name

(1)
  • Cristoff Moor

    (5)

    Hello! I received the gambeson today. It is in perfect conditions and the measures are ok. Thank you!

  • Mike Shufter

    (5)

    Absolutely delighted with your service, the quality of gambeson, the packaging and the amazing pricing. Will definitely order something more from you again.

  • John Ellis

    (5)

    This is an amazing gambeson made by skilled armorers. I would buy from seller again!

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