Imperial Gambeson - Desert Beige

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€159.99
SKU:
100.300507
Width:
70.00 (cm)
Height:
85.00 (cm)
Depth:
15.00 (cm)
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Product Overview

IMPERIAL GAMBESON - DESERT BEIGE

Sovereign, Epic Armoury
300507
 

There are stories being told about you amongst the soldiers. You are the mercenary who has slain over a thousand men. You put fear in your enemies with one sweep of your weapon. Your aura of darkness freezes the hearts of anyone who looks you in the eye. And your favorite? Someone is saying you made a deal with a devil so that you may never die.

You strap your armour over your Imperial Gambeson, preparing for battle. You will never tell them which stories might be true, but they can see for themselves your battle prowess once you step onto the field and dominate once more.

DETAILS

This bestselling Epic Armoury Imperial Gambeson is a padded long-sleeve coat covering the torso from neck, down over the hips on front and back. It can be worn on its own or serve as essential padding under mail or armour. The gambeson is donned like a jacket and closed on the front with a system of cotton cords, allowing the wearer to customize the tightness of the fit. The arms are easily detachable by untying its cotton cords on the shoulders and sleeves, each cord secured through long-lasting brass eyelets.

Thick enough to serve as its own armour, this sturdy gambeson is constructed with heavy layers of fluffed cotton canvas sandwiched between dyed wool on the outside and softer cotton lining on the inside. All these layers are stitched together in vertical lines, keeping the padding in place and mimicking a classic European high-medieval style.

Though of European cut, gambeson or quilted-style armours have seen world-wide use since antediluvian times, making the Imperial Gambeson a great basic armour with a range of possibilities regardless of time and place.

Available in Beige and Epic Black, and sizes Small, Medium, Large, and X-Large.

HISTORY

  • Quilted armours have been around since at least 400 BCE
  • Used as padding under chainmail or plate armour
  • Historically, a high-medieval European gambeson was recorded as being capable of stopping sword blows from penetrating the skin
  • Could stop heavy arrows and mace and axe impacts with the addition of overlaying chainmail
  • Specific style often worn by freemen, mercenaries, and other independent warriors

 

  • TECHNICAL DETAILS
      • Brand
        Epic Armoury
     
      • Type
        Padded Armour
     
      • Colour
        Desert Beige
     
      • Position
        Torso
     
      • Fittings
        Tie Strings
         
        SMALL
          • Weight
            1128 grams / 39,79 oz
         
          • Length
            63,5
         
          • Neck Width
            19,0
         
          • Chest Width
            46,5
         
          • Waist Width
            41,0
         
          • Sleeve Width
            16,5
         
        •          Sleeve Length
                   64,0
                    MEDIUM
                   
      • Weight
        1320 grams / 46,56 oz
     
      • Length
        70,0
     
      • Neck Width
        20,0
     
      • Chest Width
        51,0
     
      • Waist Width
        45,5
     
      • Sleeve Width
        17,0
     
      • Released
        Yes
     
      • Material 1
        Wool Blend
     
    •  
     
     
                LARGE
      • Weight
        1407 grams / 49,63 oz
     
      • Length
        72,0
     
      • Neck Width
        20,0
     
      • Chest Width
        56,5
     
      • Waist Width
        51,0
     
      • Sleeve Width
        17,5
     
    •         Sleeve Length
               67,0
                 XLARGE
     
                 
      • Weight
        1524 grams / 53,76 oz
     
      • Length
        74,5
     
      • Neck Width
        21,0
     
      • Chest Width
        62,5
     
      • Waist Width
        57,5
     
      • Sleeve Width
        18,0
        
                    Sleeve Length
                    67,5

                      XX-Large

                     

    • Weight
      1545 grams / 54,5 oz

 

    • Length
      78,0

 

    • Neck Width
      21,0

 

    • Chest Width
      71,0

 

    • Waist Width
      65,5

 

    • Bottom width
      66,0

 

    • Sleeve Width
      26,0
       
      Sleeve Length
      68,0
  • QUALITY
    • One of our bestsellers!
    • Competitive price
    • Made from fabrics manufactured locally
    • Handmade by qualified professional. Measurements are approximations and may vary.

    This product is handmade and hand-painted and therefore unique. As a result, when compared with similar item numbers, this product can have natural deviations in pattern, colour and shape, which are not considered defects or faults.
    We produce our image material in a natural environment, where lighting and surroundings can affect colors and contrast. The displayed images may therefore appear different from the product you receive from us.

    Measurements are all in cm if not stated otherwise.

  • MAINTENANCE

    As a heavy duty fabric, this heavy canvas product is stronger and heavier than simple cotton. This material wrinkles easily, but can be ironed on a higher heat level.

    CLEANING

    Clean dirt off the bag with a brush, and hand wash cold when necessary.

    Machine wash at 30°C / 86°F. Wash separately the first time and with similar colours afterwards. Do not Tumble Dry. Hang dry or lay flat to dry. For general stains or discoloration to the canvas, treat with a commercial fabric cleaner, or blot with tepid water and a soft cloth.

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