Rod Walker displays his new 14th century armour and accoutrements standing (photos by Michelle Walker)
Cerveliere (cap worn under mail), 14th to 15th century, German, rope, Met Museum.
BNF Latin 757 Folio: 327v Location: Milan, Italy Dating: 1385 - 1390 Institution: Bibliothèque Nationale
Jouster Ben van Koert at Arundel International Tournament 2014 (photo by ARW Photo)
Short cloak with stand-up collar and big brass buttons. Very fashionable in the second half of 14th century.
Quilted Jupon, Tomb of Aymon de Sarraz in La Sarraz, c. 1369., Switzerland
"Terra Teutonica 1360-1425" • Просмотр темы - Пурпуены и иная стеганая защитная одежда
The five layer sandwich construction consists of a central layer of wool fleece, covered with rough linen and fine linen on the outside. Some of the fleece may eventually have been stuffed in after stitching but there is clear evidence for the sewing thread penetrating the fleece layer in at least one section.
A composite armour with a cuirass of brigandine and plate likely to be constructed as one piece and worn with plate for both arms and legs.