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Cotton laces
Cotton cord (non-historical) with 2 metal points at the end.
Necessary for fastening many garments and attaching hoses or pieces of armour.

Standard length : 40cm

Possible options :
- silver or brass points
- Colour in stock : Red, black, ecru

Price : 2,7€ /unit
Linen waxed laces
Lace made of a linen cord waxed with beeswax (the cord is not braided by hand) and 2 brass points. Used for the equipment of a man in armour according to an English manuscript of 1450: Hastings MS. [f.122b].

Necessary for fastening many garments and attaching hoses or pieces of armour.

Standard length : 35cm

Price : 5,00€ /unit
Wool laces
Wool lace made of a wool cords braided on the finger (historical) and 2 brass points.

Necessary for fastening many garments and attaching hoses or pieces of armour.

Standard length : 40cm

Price : 4,7€ /unit
Lys flower mount
Decorations to be fixed on leather or fabric straps (belts, horse harnesses, garters, etc).

Dimensions : 12 x13 mm
Date : 1400-1500

Price : 2€ /unit
Engraved circular mount
Decorations to be fixed on leather or fabric straps (belts, horse harness, garters, etc).

Diameter : 20 mm
Hole: 4 mm
Close to a find in England - 15th century

Price : 2€ /unit
Flower mount
Decorations to be fixed on leather or fabric straps (belts, horse harness, garters, etc).

Diameter 16mm

Found in England 14-15th century

Price : 2€ /unit
Rectangular mount
Decorations to be fixed on leather or fabric straps (belts, horse harness, garters, etc).

Dimensions: 37 x 12 mm

Found on a knight's belt, Slovakia 1350-1450

Price : 2€ /unit
Rectangular purse
Purse are found over a long period of time in the Middle Ages, from the 12th to the 15th century.
The most common one is rectangular, with two drawstrings running through the weave of the fabric.
The corners and ends of the cords are often decorated with tassels.
In the 13th century they were mixed and were luxury items. They became more commonly worn by women in the 14th century.
They are usually worn between the inner and outer dresses, which is why they are often concealed in the representations.

- Statue from Brunswick Cathedral, ca . 1225-1250 Henry the Lion
- Maciejowski Bible 1250
- Met Museum "Purse with Two Figures under a Tree" 14th century
- La Suplantació de sant Esteve nounat pel diable 1495-1500

Price : begin from 45€
Large belt for Burgundian gown
Wide belt used by women wearing Burgundian gown (2nd half of 15th century).
The width seems to be between 5 and 10cm.
The buckle and the endstrap can be very elaborate and constitute real jewels.
The eyelets are framed by decorative metal parts (often flowers) with holes (not present on the photos).
The strap can be made of different materials (woven band, silk, velvet, leather, fabric with leather core).
The belts in the photo are made of a leather core wrapped in a cotton velvet sheath. Seams are not visible.

- "Livre traittant en brief des empereurs", BNF, Ms-5089 f.62r
- Portrait of a young woman, ca. 1460, Rogier van der Weyden
- Germanisches Nationalmuseum, belt T55

Please contact me for a custom made order, width, colour, material, buckle and decorations of your choice.

Prices start at around 85€ for a cotton velvet belt without leather core.
The gonfanon banner appears in texts from the 11th century, but it is depicted as early as the 9th-10th
century in the St Omer Bible.
In 13th century sources it appears to be attached by laces to the shaft of a lance. In the 14th and 15th centuries the laces seem to be used less, the staff seems to be inserted in the banner.
The gonfanon is characterised by its axis at right angles to the staff.
I make these banners in linen, most often with applied designs (fabric cut then sewn), or when there is more detail by painting.

Sources :
- Bayeux Tapestry (11th century)
- BL Royal 2 A XXII Westminster Psalter (13th century)
- BNF Arsenal 593 Speculum Humanae Salvationis - Folio 332 (14th century)
- Morgan M.804 Chronicles - f.257 (15th century)

Possible options :
- emblem on 1 or 2 sides
- 1 or more points
- other fabric possible: silk, cotton
- visible handmade seams
Rectangular banner
Banner found on the 14th and 15th century.
They can be hung on the flagpole on one vertical side but can also have an additional horizontal hang.
The fabric is then well stretched even without wind.
They can be decorated with fringes on their edges and a long strip of fabric on the top that flies in the wind (no realization to show you for the moment).

I make these banners in linen, most often with applied patterns (fabric cut and then sewn), or when there is more detail by painting.

Possible options :
- emblem on 1 or 2 sides
- addition of a horizontal hook
- fringes on the edges
- flying strip of fabric
- other fabric possible: silk, cotton
- visible hand sewing
Banner in shield shape
This shield shape is probably of medieval inspiration, frequently used by medieval companies.
There are banners ending in a triangle dating from the Middle Ages for the East (Turkey in particular).

I make these banners in linen, most often with applied designs (fabric cut and then sewn), or when there is more detail by painting.

Possible options :
- emblem on 1 or 2 sides
- Type of attachment: tunnel, loops (crenels), laces
- Other possible fabrics: silk, cotton
Sword harness "Sancho"
This is a model of a harness represented in many sources of the 13th century, and of which we have a vestige (the sword of Sancho IV of Castile).
The model in the photo has been adapted to an existing sword scabbard.
The closure commonly called "snake's tongue" is done by knotting the two straps in the opposite loops.
European vegetable tanned leather.
Saddle stitching with a pile of linen thread (instead of lacing as in the case of Sancho's sword).

Options: Customisation possible on the leather

Price from 60€.
Wooden spool (small)
For sewing on camp in the historical way.
Dimensions: 4,5 cm high

Price: 2€ /unit
Buckle B1
Dimension : 42 x 26 mm
Band width : 13 mm
London findings 1350-1450

Price : 2,9€
Buckle B2
Dimensions : 4,2 x 3,3 mm
Band width : 1,7 mm
England 1350-1650

Price : 4,50€
Buckle B3
Dimensions : 50 x 37 mm
Band width : 18 mm
Excavation of England & Churburg Museum 1350-1500

Price : 4.90€
Buckle B4
Dimensions : 32 x 39 mm
Band strap : 18 mm
Excavation of England 1350-1500

Price : 2,90€
Buckle 5
Dimensions : 50 x 56 mm
Band width : 28 mm
Effigie German/Belgium "Egidius de Hamal" 1354

Price : 8€
Simple buttons, common for the entire medieval period.
Available in brass and pewter.

Price : 1.40€
Braies mid-length
Mid-length linen braies.
Two eyelets reveal the waistband to tie separate socks. Inverted U pattern with 1 central piece.

Sources :
- Sainte-Geneviève Bible. France, 1370BNF
- Vaticinia de summis pontificibus
- Latin 10834 f.11r, 15th century

Possible options :
- visible handmade seams
- material : linen or hemp

Price : from 43€
Brooch 4 flowers
Size: 32 x 32 mm
Internal diameter 22mm
Archaeological excavations England, Poland 1250-1400

Price: 4€
Late separate hoses
These hoses are no longer attached to the braies but to the doublet by a system of eyelets and laces.
They are still separate but are much more enveloping and show less of the braies.
They are joined at the back by a lace sewn to the back of the doublet.
For better mobility, the laces can be removed from the back and sides.

Possible options :
- visible handmade seams
- addition of stirrups or solid feet
- economic option (not histo but not visible): Replacement of the eyelets with a long loop on the inside to hold the shoes by a belt.
- colour : half party possible

Price : from 108€ (historical version)
75€ (economy version)
Celtic brooch - pennanular
The Celtic brooch, known as a pennanular brooch, is ancient and was present from the Iron Age until the end of the 11th century.
This oval brooch is inspired by a British Museum brooch found in Latvia between the 10th and 11th century.
Dimensions 40 x 26mm.

Price : 4€.
Engraved circular brooch
External diameter 31 mm
Inner diameter 18 mm
Archaeological finds Poland 1250-1400

Price: €4
Diamond brooch
Dimensions: 37 x 36 mm
Inside: 20mm
Archaeological excavations Slovenia and England 1200-1400

Price: 4€
Brooch with 6 lobes
External diameter 43 mm
Inner diameter 35 mm
Archaeological excavations in Germany 1250-1400

Price: 6€
Linen coiff - 3 part
Linen coiff, common from the 12th century onwards.
It can be tied under the chin. Can be worn alone or with another headdress (straw hat, hood, etc.).
This one is made in three pieces, to fit the shape of the skull.
A two-piece model was used in the 13th and 14th centuries.

Sources: one example found in Italy dated 1470-1540.

Possible option:
- Exposed handmade seams
- Material: linen or hemp

Price : 15€
Long cloak - 3/4 of circle
Woolen cloak also called mantel, forming a 3/4 of circle, it has a good width and a nice fall.
Reserved for relatively well-to-do statutes up to noble.
Several closing systems:
- by a series of buttons (very fashionable in the 14th century, most often placed on the shoulder)
- by a single central button
- a simple lace / ribbon
- by a metal clasp (more common on women)

- St Ursula Protecting the Eleven Thousand Virgins with Her Cloak (15th century)
- Tomb effigies of Johann von Holzhausen (14th century)

Possible options :
- With or without lining
- Fastening system: buttons, lace, metal clasp
- Exposed handmade seams
- Decorative cut-outs on the edges

Price from 185€
Cloak demi-circular
Cloak also called mantel in the shape of a half circle. It exists throughout the Middle Ages.
In the 13th century it was reserved for nobles (men and women) to show their status, it was a ceremonial garment which was always lined.
The length is between mid-calf and ankles.
The cloak is closed by a cord or a ribbon woven and tied on each side of the opening. Depending on the position of the closure, a hood can be created with the fold of the fabric.
It is usually made of wool with a fur or silk lining and can be worn with a hood made of the same fabric (sign of wealth). For royal status, special occasions (e.g. coronation) or for some religious people, the fabric can be silk or silk brocade on the outside.

Sources :
- The Crusader Bible MS M.638, fol. 39r (13th century)

Possible options:
- visible handmade seams
- special lining (fur, brocade)
- outer fabric other than wool (silk, brocade)

Price from : 258€ (wool with silk lining)
"Demi-ceint" belt
The demi-ceint belt is a feminine belt that appeared in the 14th century and became very common in the 15th century.
It can be made of leather, woven in wool or silk, or of leather covered with velvet.
At each end of the belt, two metal pieces called "capsulae", more or less elaborate, are attached by a chain. The adjustment is done by a hook directly on the chain which can be long and finished by a decorative pendant at its end.

- Elizabeth Seyntmour, 1475, Beckington, Somerset.
- Horae ad usum romanum, Latin 1156B Folio 58r (1401-1500)
- Woman with mirror and bath, Apocalypse tapestry, Angers, 1380

Price of the leather belt in the picture: 90€.
Padded belt
Belt designed for the fighter who wishes to attach his armour legs in a comfortable way.
They are sold "naked". On request I can sew leather patches to your liking to attach your armour thighs.
They have 2 roller buckles to quickly adjust the belt to your size.
The leather used for the fastening is vegetable tanned and hand sewn for an unfailing solidity.

Price: from 70€.
Hood mid-15th century
Hood in vogue in the second half of the 15th century.
"Turban" because of the boudin which serves as a support. In reality it is closer to a hat, a result of the previous fashion when wearing the hood through the head opening with the rolled edge was in good taste.

Possible options:
- Other material than wool: silk, brocade, velvet
- Dagging on edges (oak leaves, crenellations, etc)

- Quentin Massys the Elder
- Royal Library of Belgium, Ms 9278-80, fol. 1
- Le Livre des propriétés des choses, BNF, Français 135, fol. 193

Price from 58€
Hood 13th century
A hood model worn in the 13th century, it is relatively short and without a cornette (= a tail at the end of the hood that is more or less long).
At the end of the 12th - beginning of the 13th century it was worn by workers. Around 1250 it is found on women.
Towards the middle of the 13th century, the hood is worn by all classes of society, the materials used indicate the status. It is often represented split on the front, but it is also found closed and more rarely with 1 button.

- Maciejowski Bible, fol. 17V; ca. 1250
- Cambridge University Library; MS Ee.3.59; fol. 4v.
- New Latin acquisition 16251. Fol. 69v. St Matthew

Possible options:
- with or without lining
- lining in linen, hemp, fur or silk
- visible handmade seams

Price from 40€
Hood 14th - 15th century
Hood worn from about 1330 to 1450.
It has a long collar, and is longer than the 13th century chaperon to cover the shoulders.
It can be worn in many ways, including as a hat.
It is seen on all social classes, but after 1450 it is mostly found on older or middle to low status people.

Sources :
- Bocksten man's chaperone (14th century)
- Biblio de l'Arsenal, Paris Ms 5070, f.244r (15th century)

Possible options :
- bi-colored possible in the 14th century
- With or without lining
- Visible handmade seams
- Embroidery (14th) or decorative stitches
- Daggings on edges (crenellations, wavelets, oak leaf, etc)

Price from 49€ (wool with linen lining)
Women's hood 14th century
This type of hood is typical of the 14th century. It is fitted and buttoned at the front. It can be worn unbuttoned over another linen headdress.
It can be of one colour or parti-coloured.

Possible options :
- with or without lining
- metal or wool buttons
- visible handmade seams
- lining : linen, blanket (fine white wool), silk

Sources :
- Très belles Heures de Notre-Dame (BnF NAL 3093, folio 161v), 1375-1425 c.
- London excavation no. 246
- Alexander's novel

Price from €70
Women's hood of 15th
This hood is characteristic of the 15th century for women. It is worn open, and can be pinned on the dress to help with the maintenance.
It has a long cornette which can be used as a scarf against the cold and tied around the head (see photo of green hood).
It is often worn with the edge of the visor folded down around the head. In the many illuminations depicting it, the lining (if there is one) is the same colour as the wool.

Possible options:
- without lining (hand-sewn)
- with linen, wool or silk lining
- visible hand seams

- PML MS M.396, fol. 119r Guillaume de Machaut, Poésies, France, c. 1425-30
- Boccaccio, The Decameron, Flanders, 1432 Paris, BnF, Arsenal, manuscript 5070 fol. 304

Price from 42€ (wool lined with linen)
Early separate hoses
Traces of these hoses can be found over a very long period and several examples have been found.
They are common in the 13th century, evolve a lot during the 14th century but do not disappear because they last until the 15th century for some status.
They are made of wool and are attached to the belt of the braies in the 13th century.

- Haithabu (10th century, Viking)
- Herjolfsnes (1150-1530)
- Bocksten Man (1350)

Possible options :
- visible handmade seams
- addition of stirrups or solid feet

Price from 75€
Joined hoses
Joined hoses, appeared in the 15th century.
They are cut on the bias of the fabric to fit the shape of the legs. They may have stirrups (a strip of cloth passing under the foot) or full feet (like socks).
These hoses have several pairs of eyelets along the waistband so that they can be attached to the doublet.
They are rarely two-tone and may have a symbol on one thigh for noble status.

- Chroniques sire Jehan Froissart, Folio 328v
- The justice of Emperor Otto (Musée des Beaux Arts, Brussels)

Possible options :
- visible hand stitching
- addition of stirrups or solid feet
- addition of a decoration on the thigh
- wool of different thicknesses/quality

Price from 215€
Epingle en laiton couramment utilisée pour maintenir les voiles et coiffes en place.

Diamètre du fil 0,8mm,
longueur environ 3cm (peut varier)
Fabrication par un artisan Belge.

Prix : 2€
Men's shirt - 14 & 15th century
Shirt valid for the 14th and 15th century.
They become shorter than the 13th century shirt to follow the fashion.
Different shapes of collar are possible, with amigaut (slit), v-neck, round collar.The shape is trapezoidal with the bottom flaring out.Possibility to have slit sides.

- Regnault de Montauban, volume 4, Ms-5075 Fol. 172r (1451-1500)
- Tacuinum sanitatis (14th-15th century)

Possible options:
- Exposed handmade seams
- V-neck or with amigaut
- Slits on the sides
- Material : linen (bleached or natural), hemp, silk

Price from 46€
Women's shirt
The shirt is part of the underwear. It was worn throughout the Middle Ages.
It can be made of linen, hemp, nettle or futaine.
Its size and fineness of the fabric can vary according to the status of its wearer.
The sleeves and collars are adapted to the fashion of the clothes worn over them. The collar can be split for nursing mothers.

French Old Testament, f.42v, ca. 1250
The Very Rich Hours of the Duke of Berry

Possible options:
- Exposed handmade seams
- Round neck, V-neck, or with amigaut
- Material : linen (bleached or natural), hemp

Price from 85€
Sleeveless women's shirt
Sleeveless shirt 2nd half 14th and 15th century.
Simple interpretation based on available sources.
There is a shirt top dated to the end of the 15th century which has been found and preserved.
It is quite complex and plays a real supporting role for the chest, but one can assume that there are simpler models when one looks at the whole set of representations.
The shirt is fitted with a linen belt that can be adjusted with a needle.There is a natural pleating formed by the bending.

-Codices vindobonenses 2759-2764 - Austrian National Library - Vienna
- Codex of Jenský Czech Rep. IV.B.24, f. 78v - 1490-1510
- Castle Ranis, Thuringen (Germany) - Folder dated 14th century found, photographed and then lost.

Possible options :
- Exposed handmade seams
- Round collar, V-neck or with amigaut
- Material: linen (bleached or natural), hemp
- Thinner straps
- Embroidery on straps

Price : From 66€
Ste Brigitta coiff
This headdress was present as early as the 13th century and was supposedly still worn during the 15th century. It is the equivalent of the male simple linen coiff for women.
A headdress was found during the discovery of a relic attributed to St. Brigid, hence the name commonly used nowadays.
It is dated to the end of the 13th century.
The found headdress is decorated with several embroideries including an interlaced herringbone stitch.
It can be worn on its own or used as the basis for a veil or hood.

Possible options:
- With or without embroidery
- Visible handmade seams

Price from 25€
Knotted coiff
Linen knotted coiff worn during the 15th century.
Numerous representations in illuminations for all types of status.

- Boccaccio, Des cleres et nobles femmes (15th century)
- Ovid, Héroïdes, translation by Octavien de Saint-Gelais (15th century)

Price: €25
We don't know what is a cottehardie exactly, but a good part of people today but many people use the term to refer to a type of open cotte.
I could be worn over the shirt or be a surcoat worn over a cotte.
It appeared around 1335 and its name remained until the middle of the 15th century. But during 15th century it is certainly another type of cgarment.
It's a fitted garment on the bust it is a tight-fitting garment that flares out from the hips.
It appears to be knee to mid-thigh in length. It is buttoned at the front and at the forearms.

- Speculum historiale, NAF 15941 Folio 82v, 1370-1380
- Speculum Humanae Salvationis, Germany, ca. 1360
- Alexander's novel

Possible options:
- With or without lining
- Fabric or metal buttons
- Exposed handmade seams
- Daggings on edges

Price: from 231€
Houppelande - men
The houppelande is a surcoat worn during the second half of the 14th century until the beginning of the 15th century.
They were particularly fashionable between 1390 and 1410.
The shape of the sleeves evolved, and there were wide straight ones that could be folded over the arm to show the lining and the sleeves of the pourpoint.
The most emblematic are the sleeves that flare out into a very wide opening, others can be tightened in one go on the wrist.
The length is variable, with openings in the collar, the whole length or without openings.
The collar of the puffer changes a lot, from non-existent to oversized. At the height of fashion it is extremely long, reaching the chin or even the ears.
They can be decorated with brass appliques, and emblems.

- Tacuinum sanitatis - Cod.Vindob. S. n.2644, folio 67r. (1390)
- The Houppelande of John of Görlitz

Possible options :
- length, collar, opening, variable sleeves
- materials: wool, silk, velvet
- lining: silk, fur, linen, blanket- visible handmade seams

Price : from 295€ (for short length, under buttocks)
Coat of arms 13th century
The coat of arms is a military surcoat worn over the armour. It is also called "tabard",but as soon as a heraldic emblem is present, the term coat of arms seems more appropriate.
In the 13th century, coats of arms were quite long at knee height, with a central slit in the front and back.
They are mostly sleeveless but there are some representations with short sleeves.

- Maciejowski Bible (1250)
- Fresco in the church of Coincy (Picardy) around 1200
- Detail of the seal of Savary de Mauléon, 1225

Possible options :
- With or without lining
- Material : wool, silk, linen, futaine, cotton
- Exposed hand seams
- Painted, applied or embroidered heraldic emblem
Leather piece for helmet
A piece of leather commonly found on bascinets.
They allow the helmet to be connected to the mesh of the colletin.

Made to measure, with or without decoration, requiring the helmet to be sent to work.
Nobleman tunic 13th century
The cotte (tunic) is worn over the shirt. It is loose fitting and has sleeves that are adjusted on the forearm by small buttons.
For a nobleman or rich bourgeois, it is long (ankles) and ample, made of a bright coloured wool lined with silk.
Historically, it is worn bloused at the waist. It is often seen slit in the front and back in the centre. The collar is fitted and slit.

- Maciejowski Bible (1250)
- St. Louis Bible Date Paris, France, Folio: 39r, ca. 1244-1254.

Possible options :
- With or without lining (less historical)
- Exposed hand seams
- Decrease or increase of the total width
- Several collars possible: round collar, split (the most common) closed by a pin, split and buttoned.

Price: from 285€