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Side-Buckled Gambeson - Red and Natural Duo Tone - SNMC7103RE

Side-Buckled Gambeson - Red and Natural Duo Tone
 

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This thickly-padded gambeson of cotton and natural cotton felt filler is widely adjustable to size thanks to its leather straps and brass side buckles. The collar is tightened to loosened with the front leather lacing. Due to this gambeson being crafted from organic material it will ‘’breathe’’ noticeably better than other artificial poly-fill gambesons.

Gambesons are handcrafted when stitched and constructed so their size will vary slightly - measurements should be understood to be approximations.


A thick, padded jacket common to Medieval and Renaissance warriors, the Gambeson was a protective layer beneath chain or plate armor - it served both as a shock absorbing layer and chafe protection for its wearer. Poorer combatants and lightly-armored archers and skirmishers might wear only the gambeson as their major piece of body armor.

Gambesons first began to be common in the 10th century and were largely intended to be a layer beneath chainmail. By the later years of the Medieval era, it became common for soldiers to wear a substantially thicker gambeson, sometimes called a ‘’padded jack’’, as their main armor. Quilted with many layers of fabric, typically linen, a padded jack could act like a sort of kevlar and give its wearer excellent protection from cuts and slashes. It could even stop arrows in some circumstances. Additional protection could be added to such gambesons with jack-chains, a sort of ‘’partial-plate’’ protection which could stop a strong slash from cutting into the shoulders and arms.


SIZING

SMALL
Chest Size: 37 1/4’’ (94.6 cm)
Length from Neck to Bottom of Coat: 41’’ (105 cm)
Weight: 6 lb

MEDIUM
Chest Size: 40.5’’ (102.8 cm)
Length from Neck to Bottom of Coat: 43 1/4’’ (109.9cm)
Weight: 7 lb 1.5 oz

LARGE
Chest Size: 43 1/2’’ ( 110 cm)
Length from Neck to Bottom of Coat: 43 1/4’’ (109.9 cm)
Weight: 7 lb 11.5 oz

X-LARGE
Chest Size: 46 3/4’’ ( 118.7 cm)
Length from Neck to Bottom of Coat: 43 1/4’’ (109.9 cm)
Weight: 7 lb 13.6 oz

XX-LARGE
Chest Size: 49 7/8’’ (126.6 cm)
Length from Neck to Bottom of Coat: 43 1/2’’ (109.9 cm)
Weight: 8 lbs
 











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