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Long Knight gambeson of the XI-XV centuries




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Long Knight gambeson of the XI-XV centuries

natural (uncolored)
Size ( waist circumference):
XS - waist 63-69 cm (25-27 in.)
Default options
  • Two-color design one colour
  • Fabric  cotton
  • Lining fabric cotton
  • padding type  (20%wool and 80%cotton shred)
  • Layers of padding  1 layer 0.6 mm
  • Contrast quilting and edge absent
  • Attaching of the sleeves standard
  • Fastenings leather laces
  • Color of leather fastening black
  • Fastenings for steel\plastic arms absent
  • Personal emblem absent
  • Paint Stamping absent
  • Additional back protection absent
  • Design of the bottom edge standard
  • Standard length  120 cm
  • Manufacturing time standard manufacturing time 5-7 months
  • Fast Shipping  Absent
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Custom made

This item is a custom-made, which means that our crafters use individual body measurements of a client for manufacture. Such type of manufacturing provides with a perfect fit of an item.

Two-color design
Lining fabric
padding type
Layers of padding
Contrast quilting and edge
Color of Contrast quilting and edge
Attaching of the sleeves
Color of leather fastening
Fastenings for steel\plastic arms
Size ( waist circumference)
Personal emblem
Paint Stamping
Additional back protection
Design of the bottom edge
Standard length
Manufacturing time
Fast Shipping


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 for exapmle with plain mail. Completed with brigand or metal armor, such gambison provided with perfect protection even in close fight!

Outer material of gambeson armor always showed social status and financial health of owner. So, poor soldiers were wearing linen or cotton gambeson. Rich and noble knight could afford silk, wool or leather gambeson. Various types of fastening were used as well: leather belts with cast buckles, metal buttons, straps with steel or brass points. Bottom edge could be decorated with festoons.


You can use this long gambeson armor for:

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

Base price of gambeson includes following options:

  • Color – brown; 
  • Contast quilting and egde – no; 
  • Additional back protection – no; 
  • Do-it-Yourself – no; 
  • Size – XS;  
  • Fabric – cotton;
  • Lining fabric – cotton;  
  • Layers of padding – 1-2; 
  • Attaching of the sleeves – standard; 
  • Fastenings – leather laces; 
  • Color of leather fastenings – brown;
  • Fastenings for steel arms – no;
  • Decoration – no;  
  • Design of the bottom edge – no; 
  • Paint stamping – no.


We recommend completing your padded protection with chausses and pelerine.

These light gambesons are also perfect for XI-XV centuries: gambeson with sewn mittens of the XIII century, gambeson of crossbowman of the XII-XIII centuries, ordinary gambeson.

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.


If you don’t like the received product for any reason, you may send it back to us within 14 days. If the received item has defects or does not fit your parameters, we will make a new item and send it to you at our costs. If postal service lost your parcel, we make a search of it. If parcel could not be found, we make new item at our expenses.


We ship orders via National Postal Service, who carries order to your local post office. Upon shipping, we provide you with tracking number of parcel. If you need express delivery (DHL, TNT, etc.), please contact us.


Every product is handcrafted and requires time for manufacture. Approximate time:

  • Gambeson and padded armor – 8-9 weeks;
  • Costumes and other clothing – 4-6 weeks;
  • Brigandines – 3-4 months;
  • Leather accessories 2-4 weeks;
  • Metal armor – 2-5 months.

Please contact us if you would like to know more precise terms.

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Der Gambi passt perfekt und ist schön lang. Für den Schaukampf oder unter einem Kettenhemd reichen 2 Lagen. Das Emblem wurde sehr schön gestickt. Einfach eine tolle Arbeit! Mit dem Service war ich mehr als zufrieden. Anastasiia ist die beste ;)
Reemt Keno
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.
Scott Rotte
Ordered a custom piece a few months back. I must say I am very pleased with the end result, definetily worth the wait! Fits like glove and looks great too, custom heraldry and colour pattern!
Good gambison, well made and beautiful, I May order it a litle too thicc but it is great non the less
I ordered all black and was blown away with the look and quality when I received it. The craftmanship is as great as it looks on the site photos and fits perfectly. For anyone interested in this period of gambeson, I would highly recommend it.
Jack M
Fantastic quality gambeson, perfectly made to my design and fits me very well. Overall very satisfied with the product, would buy again.
Scott Blosser
This gambeson is amazing. Not only does it look and feel great, but it is also a work of art. This is the first time I ordered from Steel Mastery, and it will NOT be the last. I would highly recommend for anyone looking for quality armor.
Brent R. (California)
Don't bother anywhere else for gambesons, these folks do amazing work. I looked into all the options, and didn't want to mess with Russian venders even before the war. I'm so glad I went with Steel Mastery, the gambeson I've received is shows incredible quality and craftsmanship! The measurements on the final product fit perfect, which is primarily due to their team's precision combined with their very helpfully working with me at the the time of order to make sure I was doing the measurements correctly. The end product also feels super durable, the stitching throughout is professional quality, and the materials throughout are top quality. Thank you so much, and Slava Ukraini!
Ron Jackson
Amazing Feel, I wore one this weekend at a renaissance and it felt amazing. I could fit in it very well and was comfortable for most of the day. Every product I have ordered from steel mastery has been amazing!
Drew C
Fantastic work! I've bought a couple gambesons from Steel Mastery and they are always well made and a perfect fit
Absolutely brilliant! The tailoring was impeccable and all my requests (even last minute ones) were executed to my exact specifications, customer service was also top notch. My package was lost originally and Steel Mastery began production on a replacement as soon as it was confirmed with not so much as a repeat shipping charge.
Clém R
Excellent travail. Je recommanderais ce site à n'importe qui. Le produit vaux le prix que l'on paie, sans aucune hésitation.
Tronje M.
The gambeson has top quality and fitted perfectly! The customer service was very polite and helpful. Would definitely buy again!
Joel B
Top quality! Worth the wait and every penny. And the fit is superb. Awesome work thanks!!
Travis Wilding
Absolutely phenomenal work! The fit is perfect and is very comfortable! Half coloring with black/gray, white stitching of the serbian cross over the left pectoral, and 4 layers of padding. Looks magnificent! Thank you very much!
I received mine after a couple months of waiting. So worth the wait, it is of impeccable quality. They even allowed a edge type not listed on the page. Will be purchasing more from them. 10/10
Peter Wang
Well worth the wait! Got mine with 2 layers and a white edge with royal blue as the contrast color. Fits perfectly and I can't wait to put armor on. Shipping to the U.S. was a bit long but it was fore-warned. Excellent customer service as well!
Nick willis
Well worth the wait by far the best quality gamby I've had cant wait for everywhere to open up so i can put it through it's paces.
Alexander Crawford
Just received mine, and I must say it is worth every penny I paid for it. The material feels comfortable yet sturdy, and fits perfectly. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking to get either their first gambeson, or just wanting another to add to their collection.
very good quality and it fits well over all very happy
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