Package, Bocksten Tunic & Hood, Linen

Value priced combo will get you started or increase your wardrobe on a budget!

Package includes one linen 'Bocksten' tunic and a wool hood. Both are made of high quality fabrics, expertly cut and professionally sewn for a polished look and long life.  Both garments are based on extant garments and have no visible machine stitching.


The tunic is patterned on the clothing worn by the ‘Bocksten Man’,  the remains of a medieval male body found in a bog in Varberg Municipality, Sweden in 1936. It is one of the best-preserved finds in Europe from that era.  In 2006 the find was thoroughly examined and interpreted, and a full scale reconstruction of what the Bocksten man might have looked like in life accompanies the exhibit of the remains.   Hallands kulturhistoriska museum (

This tunic falls has a tubular torso, and the lower edge is full due to gores inserted into the center front and back. The sleeves are tubular and fabric removed from the wrist to shape the sleeve forms a gusset under the arm for good fit and freedom of movement. 


The hood pulls over the head and has a short mantle and shoulder gusset. The cut is based on the Herjolfsnes and London finds.  The slightly extended face edge can be turned back or pulled forward for cold weather wear. It can also be rolled so the hood can be worn as a hat 


Please note: This garment is available in deep heraldic colours as well as softer colours which have been carefully matched to natural dye samples. Please refer to the Fabric Colours, Weaves and Information section. for more information. If  you have a preference, please indicate your needs in the Order Comments section of the order form during checkout.

Make a complete 14th C. outfit by wearing with 13th or 14th century braies, chausses and St. Louis shirt.

One Size- fits up to 42-44 inch chest, approx. 38" long
Large - fits up to 52-54 inch chest, approx. 40" long

$164.90 if purchased separately, save $10.95 when you purchase the set.

BONUS- Recieve an early coif FREE!  A $13.95 value for a total savings of $24.95!

Jeff is wearing a rust tunic and brown dagged hood. Light celery chausses and accessories are available separately but are not included in this package. 

Pattern credits:  I. Marc Carlson, Used with permission

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Starting at: $153.95

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  • Model: BSD-14-BTHL
  • Shipping Weight: 6lbs

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 05 July, 2013.