Hood

Hood £40

The medieval hood is a garment born out of practicality; cold weather-wear turned fashion item. The liripipe (the point at the back of the head) was extended until it reached outrageous proportions by the end of the 14th Century.During the next century, the hood returned to being just a useful protective garment in bad weather.

 

Hood

Hood

15thC Ladies Hood

15thC Ladies Hood £25

Ladies wore an open hood over a tightly tied coif or headrail.

15th Century Ladies Open Hood

14th Century Ladies Hood £20