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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

 

15th Century Livery

15th Century Livery

14th Century Doublet and Hat

14th Century Doublet and Hat

15th Century Hat

15th Century Hat

Made in 8 panels giving a double thickness hat that can be made in almost any combination of colours. Many, many in stock.

Price: £10

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Chaperon with Double Gorget

Chaperon with Double Gorget

Chaperon

Chaperon

Chaperon

Chaperon

Chaperon

Chaperon

Prices:
Plain wool £45
Lined wool £55
Velvet/brocade with silk £70Chaperon Hats were derived from the hood and consist of a padded roll, cape (or gorget) and liripipe.

The edge of the gorget was often dagged, a term that means to shred. Wool was felted and then cut into shapes, sometimes extremely elaborate designs.

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