Gambeson – armour wear made of multiple layers of fabric. Often crammed with (depending on region) tow, wool, horsehair, and sometimes impregnated with salt. Depending on age, region and class was considered either as armour, or as under-armour wear.
For example, for the Knights padded jacket was not the armour, and was worn by them solely as underwear. But for the infantry in the central and western Europe, since the Dark Ages until the XV century, padded jacket was considered as armour, and was often the only armour that infantry could afford the.
Gambeson with long detachable sleeves. In beautiful gobelin style. Two layers of sheet wadding. Hand made. A qualitative sewing machine’s seams. The material in the wadding sheet is natural 100% cotton.
Complete your Gambeson Gobelin with the same style Quilted Stockings Gobelin
New option added! Gambeson Gobelin can be equipped with 3 pairs of sewn leather arming points for the steel shoulder and arm armor connection. One pair of arming points will be attached on the shoulders. Two pairs will be sewn to the sleeve above and under the elbow. Please note: the sewn arming points may not fit the holes of your steel arm harness. In this case you can easily unsew them and change the position according to your wish.