About Medieval men's headwear
Torse - medieval heraldry headband Vodeo : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bRZmBpR5iE Starting its way as entirely practical elements, after a while, torse and mantling became a symbol or true knighthood and must-have of knight emblem. In the beginning was a torse… No, not like this, Firstly, in time of the first Crusade, crusaders were boiling in their mails and crusader helmets alive and saw agal on the heads of Bedouins. This thick fabric roller, stuffed with crude wool, twisted and tied in a ring, was pressing keffiyeh to bedouin’s head, preventing sunstrokes and cushioning an impact of sabers. By admiring the smarts of the Saracens, knights shamelessly borrowed...
The torse (wreath) is a padded roller made of linen, that is put on the top of helmet. Usually, it's being made in heraldic colours of owner. The torse helps to recognize the warrior during the battle and amortize 70% of all hits in the head. Please send the wished colours to us [email protected]
This hat is a replica of the 14th century wide-brimmed hat from the Swedish Museum. These hats were in use until the 17th century. Something that can be difficult to find is a high-quality hat. This is why we offer something that is perfect for different occasions and an extra elegant look! We use only special unpainted wool and and therefore we offer only three colors to order: black, dark-grey and dark-brown.
Tyrolean hat gained a great popularity among men and women through years. It originated from Alps and also known as "Alpine hat", curly edge gives originality. Woolen or felted medieval hats were often decorated with feathers or pins. We offer you handcrafted Tyrolean fulled hat of various colours. You may decorate it with handmade cast accessories.
Sich unique felt hat of different colours will complete your look. You may decorate it with handcrafted cast pins or beautiful badges. Please choose color for your medieval fulled hat in options.
Balaclava (helmet lining, padded cap) is necessary and inexpensive accessory that solves a lot of problems, starting from keeping the hair and head clean and up to reducing the frequency of cleaning the inside part of the helmet. And the wearing of helmet becomes much more convenient, because the liner keeps the head from direct contact with metal, giving you warm and comfort. This model of the padded cap has thickness 1.2-1.5 cm (3 layers of padding) and can be made according to your individual needs and just for your measurements, from natural fabrics: cotton or linen, of different colours that vary from white or natural to black or bright red. Main photo shows linnen...
Landsknecht hat with bows In spite of seeming simplicity, this landsknecht hat is one of the most interesting model. Just look at these cute decorative bows of cords on brims, showing it up among others and paradoxically making wearer’s look more severe. Even though bows were quite seldom adornment of landsknecht headwear, but these tiny tots look originally even for it. Unlike most of landsknechts hats, this one has quite small brims and not every soldier of fortune was able to afford to be so decent, whatever strange it may sound. Such hat is a choice of sophisticated fighters with a wise head and hairs, gray with age. *** Urs Graf, 1516 year *** We offer you to order ...
Landsknecht hat with feathers Solve a riddle: bright, loud and impudent bird in feathers, but not a parrot. An answer is German landsknecht, owner of not the most elegant, but the most recognizable medieval costume – landsknecht dress. And, landsknecht hat was the most eye-catching part of this outfit – large, flat and decorated with the brightest feather one could get. Well, we decided – why not to gladden our sweet customer with such an exotic thing? We sew flawless hat of showy wool with splendid feathers, the same as soldiers of fortune were wearing together with landsknecht costume on the XVI century. Gravures of the artists are the confirmation. *** Jörg Breu, 15...
Landsknecht hat with cuts No doubts that landsknechts were wearing the most bright and varicoloured clothing in the Middle Ages. Mot a single fashionista had so party-colored and picturesque dresses, as common German and Swiss hired soldiers did. Legend has it that after landsknechts have destroyed army of the Duke of Burgundy in the 1477 year, their clothing looked like a rags, as it was torn and slashed in the battle. Well, to avoid flashing of naked bodies and underwear, soldiers began to repair clothes right on the spot with help of the locally improvised material – Burgundian standards. When they saw a result, they decided that it looks even better than before a battle. Since t...
Landsknecht hat with brim What the German landsknechts have always been experts in, is fantasy. As there were no two identical landsknecht costumes, so there were no two similar landsknecht hats. Awesome variety of colors and designs, just brighter and more and more. So, this good-looker decided that simple brim is a choice of boring people with no imagination and added another brim with cuts, which looks so festive. Relying on Jörg Breu, such type of decoration was quite popular among soldiers of fortune. However, every landsknecht had a hat dissimilar to others. *** Jörg Breu, 1525-1547 years *** When you will order such landsknecht hat, don’t forget to choose...
Landsknecht hat with slits Whether landsknecht costume is streaked with cuts, in which crisp white shirt peeps out, then why shouldn’t a hat be like this as well? Here is very interesting landsknecht hat, brims of which look like a round roller, in the cust of which a snow-white fabric of the inner layer is visible. Such hats were well-liked by soldiers of fortune, being posh and comfortable at the same time. Contemporary artists often depicted it in their works, thanks to which you may also show off in the landsknecht clothing. Hans Schäufelin, 1510 year When you will order such landsknecht hat, don’t forget to choose unique colors combination for your medieval he...
Medieval hood with long tail If they hunt for that rebellious and unruly head of yours To make your neck at the gallows even thinner than it was. You can find yourself a shelter in the woods; you won’t regret! It is definitely better than the whip you always get! If you ordere cotton hood, you will get it with cotton loning, if linen – with linen lining. If woolen – also with linen lining. Right here in Sherwood Forest, in the heart of the old oak-wood, where only wild beasts and free spirits wander around, there, a forest shooter in simple and hardwearing clothing, light leather armor and medieval hood with long tail is sitting by the crackling f...
Viking hat made of wool with cotton lining and hand-made embroidery. In option you can choose linen lining. Also you can choose color of medieval headwear. If you have any question, please write us on [email protected]
There is typical model of witch hat. It has wide brims and conical crown. Fulled headwear is completely handcrafted. Such hat will be perfect addition for a costume of witch or wizard. Various colors are available for choosing.
This fulled cone hat with wide brims will be a great addition to your costume of wizard. Hat is custom-tailored and handcrafted. We use only natural materials for manufacture. Please choose the wished colour in options.
This beautiful men's headwear of the XVII-XVIII centuries is fulled. Top of hat is covered with silk velvet. Headwear is furred with beaversking and has linen lining.
Video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxBG_MHyiTY This Cossack men's headwear of the XVII century is made of natural wool. It is furred with beaverskin. Such men's hat will be great additional for custom-tailored Cossack costume.
As well as round-shaped headwears, this medieval fulled cone hat was popular among men in Scandinavia and anceint Rus in the XI-XII centuries. We use only natural materials for manufacture and make every item individually for customer's regards and wishes. Various colours are available for order.
Medieval men's round headwear with fold was popular in Rus and Scandinavia. Tailors were making it of woolen cloth. This model is fulled. We use natural woolen materials of various colours for manufacture of such medieval hat.
Review about items
The hood is comfortable. It's also very big, even with custom head and neck measurements, so you can either wear it normally or conceal your face if you wish. It's light enough so you don't notice it much when having it down. Make sure you wear it far enough forward so it doesn't begin to slip back as you move around in it.
Fits perfectly. My new favourite hat! Excellent service as well. Worth the wait.
Amazing quality, soft fabric and a very good fit! This chaperon will up your costume a notch for certain.
The hat in white color is really what I was looking and searching for since quite a bit. I’m glad Steel Mastery was offering this type of headwear - it’s difficult to get white felt. The quality is good and the size (custom made) fits perfectly. The customer service was fast, friendly, patient and very obliging! It wasn’t my first purchase and will definitely not be my last. Thanks for the uncomplicated and open communication