Coat, Pleated, 15th Century

Short jacket typical of mid late 15th C. fashion in England, Burgundy, France and the Low counties. May be seen on men in virtually any visual source from 1450-1490. Excellent examples may be seen in René of Anjou's "Book of the Tournament".

Pleats radiate from shoulder and run to the hem with the waist creating a fashionable, broad shouldered "X" shape. Closes with hidden hooks or buttons in the center front. Sized and intended to wear over a mahoitred doublet, which provides support for the sleeves. Completely lined- wool is lined with linen, fancy brocades or velvet lined with contrasting silk. Hand finished, no machine stitching visible on the outside or inside of garment.

Please Note - We do not stock this garment, each is custom made to the client's specifications. Fabric selection will vary and may differ from that shown in our photos.

Please supply actual chest and waist (at navel) measurements, taken over your doublet, in "order comments" portion of your order. Your order will not be processed without this information.

Fabric choices:

  • Wool, lined in Linen
  • Brocade, lined in Silk
  • Velvet, lined in Silk

Please indicate your colour preference by listing your top 3 choices in order of preference in the Order Comments section of the order form.  When your order is processed we will respond with a list of what is currently available in your preferred fabric and colour range.

Please order carefully, custom and made to order garments are not returnable.

(Main image shows a coat with tapered sleeves in brick red and gold damask lined with green. Inset shows a coat with split sleeves in blue/gold brocade lined in gold over a burgundy damask doublet.)


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Starting at: $349.00

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  • Model: BSD-CT02
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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 15 January, 2009.