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  • Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson Ordinary Gambeson
    Ordinary Gambeson

Ordinary Gambeson

Ordinary Gambeson... CG-02
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Ordinary gambeson (gambison, gambaison) - popular type of medieval padded underarmor.

This model was widespread in the XI-XV centuries. As common soldiers, so noble warriors were wearing such quilted jerkins.

Ordinary gambeson is suitable for usage for both, men and women. We make padded gambesons by historical patterns and basing on the ancient pictures of this padded underarmor.

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 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 straps;
  6. Straight bottom edge;
  7. No fastenings for steel arms.

Additional options allow you creating of unique model of padded gambeson coat, as gambeson armour points out social status of owner. Rich knights were wearing velvet, wool, leather or silk gambeson with cast bronze buckles or metal buttons. At the same time, foot soldiers and infantrymen were using cotton or linen gambesons with simple leather straps.

Quantity of padding layer depends on the main armour. If you plan to wear gambeson under the hauberk, so 5-6 layers will be required. If there will be usual plate armour or brigandine, so 2-3 layers of natural wadding for light gambeson jacket is enough.

We offer great choice of fastenings and festoons for decoration of your aketon armor. If you choose half-coloured or quarter-coloured gambeson, please inform us by e-mail, what colours you prefer and its exact disposition. Black, blue, red and green colors are most popular for gambison. 

Gambeson materials may vary as well: it is possible to order gambeson of leather with cotton or linen lining, for example.

If you plan to use plate arms or spaulders over your 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 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 straps;
  • straight bottom edge;
  • no fastenings for steel arms.

Benefits, which you’ll get, if you buy medieval 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 vest 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 models, which are suitable for the same historical period: European gambeson, sleeveless gambeson, medieval leather gambeson.

We offer to complete your body protection with padded chausses, arming cap and quilted mittens.

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

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.

Color

natural (uncolored)

black

red

royal blue

white

brown

wine red

dark green

dark blue

royal purple

Additional back protection

Spine prot...

Spine protection for self-sewing

Spine protection for self-sewing

93

?

Rondel for...

Rondel for self-sewing

Rondel for self-sewing

20

?

Spine prot...

Spine protection and rondel for self-sewing

Spine protection and rondel for self-sewing

112 .50

?

Contrast quilting and edge

Quilting w...

Quilting with contrast color

Quilting with contrast color

10

?

Edge with ...

Edge with contrast color

Edge with contrast color

20

?

Quilting a...

Quilting and edge contrast color

Quilting and edge contrast color

30

?

DO-IT-YOURSELF

DO-IT-YOUR...

DO-IT-YOURSELF SET; write us for pricing

DO-IT-YOURSELF SET; write us for pricing

-18 .75

?

Men's size/price

XS - waist...

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

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

?

S - waist ...

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

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

?

M - waist ...

M - waist 78-84 cm (31-33 in.)

M - waist 78-84 cm (31-33 in.)

?

L - waist ...

L - waist 85-91 cm (34-36 in.)

L - waist 85-91 cm (34-36 in.)

?

XL - waist...

XL - waist 92-102 cm (37-40 in.)

XL - waist 92-102 cm (37-40 in.)

12 .50

?

2XL - wais...

2XL - waist 103-117 cm (41-46 in.)

2XL - waist 103-117 cm (41-46 in.)

25

?

3XL - wais...

3XL - waist 118-127 cm (47-50 in.)

3XL - waist 118-127 cm (47-50 in.)

37 .50

?

4XL - wais...

4XL - waist 128-137 cm (51-53 in.)

4XL - waist 128-137 cm (51-53 in.)

50

?

5XL - wais...

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

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

62 .50

?

Fabric

cotton

cotton

cotton

?

linen

linen

linen

20

?

wool, 85-1...

wool, 85-100%

wool, 85-100%

60

?

leather

leather

leather

190

?

velvet

velvet

velvet

60

?

350 Newton...

350 Newton, only in black color

350 Newton, only in black color

20

?

Lining fabric

cotton

cotton

cotton

?

linen

linen

linen

20

?

Layers of padding

1 layer

1 layer

1 layer

?

2 layers

2 layers

2 layers

?

3 layers

3 layers

3 layers

15

?

4 layers

4 layers

4 layers

35

?

5 layers

5 layers

5 layers

55

?

Attaching of the sleeves

standard

standard

standard

?

with the h...

with the hole under the armpit

with the hole under the armpit

10

?

laced slee...

laced sleeves

laced sleeves

60

?

Fastenings

leather la...

leather laces

leather laces

?

metal butt...

metal buttons

metal buttons

12

?

leather st...

leather straps with cast buckles (e28-с)

leather straps with cast buckles (e28-с)

30

?

leather st...

leather straps with steel nickel-plated buckles

leather straps with steel nickel-plated buckles

15

?

leather st...

leather straps with cast buckles (e28-a)

leather straps with cast buckles (e28-a)

30

?

leather st...

leather straps with cast buckles (e14-2)

leather straps with cast buckles (e14-2)

35

?

leather la...

leather laces with brass points

leather laces with brass points

20

?

Buttons co...

Buttons covered with fabric

Buttons covered with fabric

10

?

Color of leather fastening

black

black

black

?

brown

brown

brown

?

red

red

red

?

Fastenings for steel arms

absent

absent

absent

?

4 pieces (...

4 pieces (for spaulders and arms)

4 pieces (for spaulders and arms)

20

?

2 pieces (...

2 pieces (for spaulders)

2 pieces (for spaulders)

10

?

6 pieces (...

6 pieces (2 for spaulders, 2 for arms and 2stopper on wrist)

6 pieces (2 for spaulders, 2 for arms and 2stopper on wrist)

30

?

14 sewed p...

14 sewed pieces for sreel arms

14 sewed pieces for sreel arms

35

?

14 not sew...

14 not sewed pieces for steel arms

14 not sewed pieces for steel arms

14

?

Two-color design

one colour...

one colour

one colour

?

half colou...

half coloured

half coloured

25

?

quarter co...

quarter coloured gambesonч

quarter coloured gambesonч

45

?

Design of the bottom edge

standard

standard

standard

?

variant-2

variant-2

variant-2

30

?

variant-4

variant-4

variant-4

30

?

variant-6

variant-6

variant-6

30

?

variant-8

variant-8

variant-8

30

?

variant-9

variant-9

variant-9

30

?

variant-10...

variant-10

variant-10

30

?

variant-11...

variant-11

variant-11

30

?

variant-12...

variant-12

variant-12

30

?

variant-13...

variant-13

variant-13

20

?

variant-14...

variant-14

variant-14

30

?

variant-15...

variant-15

variant-15

30

?

variant-17...

variant-17

variant-17

30

?

variant-18...

variant-18

variant-18

30

?

variant-19...

variant-19

variant-19

20

?

variant-20...

variant-20

variant-20

20

?

variant-21...

variant-21

variant-21

20

?

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Review about item

Name

(1)
  • Teddy

    (5)

    Perfect fit and craftsmanship, got this one in green and the color was perfect. More than satisfied!

  • Peter

    (5)

    A masterpiece! Very kind service, excellent quality of material and work and it fits perfect. Thanks a lot!

  • bruno Blanchard

    (4)

    Good job, nice product, a bit long to wait , but nice when arrived

  • IgvarWty

    (5)

    My first Gambeson, quality at the top, more than pleasant service and measures at the top I would not fail to recommend steelmastery to my medievist friends who do not know him yet

  • Dino elsberg

    (5)

    Super accomodating and helpful, quick responsen from the staff and great quality intens

  • William

    (5)

    My second gambeson from SM (the perivous one I ordered about four years ago and it's still serve me well). As usully, perfect craftmanship and customer service.

  • Michael

    (5)

    Satisfied with this gambeson. Way more comfortable and light than I expected. Despite of three layers of padding it does not sweat out too much. Fastenings are sewn firmly and cast bronze buckles are really beautiful (honestly, I thought there'll be kind of cheap "golden"-colored clasps, but no). Well done, guys, conrats! Will buy more from here!

  • Loïc

    (5)

    The quality of this gambeson is very good. The adjustement made to fit with my measurements are perfect. I 'm completely satisfied by this product. The customer follow up was excellent. I recommend

  •  Kjell

    (5)

    An excellent item! Three layers of linen keep me snug and warm, and though it felt a little tight at first, I quickly got used to wearing it!

  •  Adrien

    (5)

    I use my gambeson for sword fighting. It is resistant, protects well and fits me perfectly. During the whole procedure, I had an excellent follow-up and I received my order on time. What more ? I am very satisfied of what i ordered :)

  • Sondre

    (5)

    I have this gambeson in linen with 3 layers of padding in the torso and 2 layers in the arms. With holes in the armpits this gambeson gives good maneuverability, and my movements do not feel restricted while using a sword. The overlap in the front of the gambeson seems sufficient enough to stop a sword thrust from slipping in. The gambeson also does a good job at keeping me warm, even in snowy environments.

  •  Claudia

    (5)

    I am very happy with this gambeson. The choices of material are nice and it fits nicely.

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