Package, Underwear, 15th century, Complete

Complete underwear package contains all the undergarments necessary for a correct 15th C. impression. Shirt, braies and hose are made if high quality linen and wool, expertly cut and professionally sewn for a polished look and long life.  All garments are based on extant garments and/or period artwork and have no visible machine stitching.

Tie neck shirt is a simple, loose fitting shirt with tubular sleeves and underarm gusset that has become a reenactor standard in the USA and Europe. Collar band extends into ties in front. Based on the paintings "Giuliano da San Gallo" by Piero di Cosimo in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam and "Nativity" by Piero di Dominico in the National Gallery in Sienna.

Slit neck shirt is similar in cut to the tie neck shirt, being simply cut with tubular sleeves and an underarm gusset a nd  'boat' neckline. The cut is based on the Rogart shirt which was found in a grave near Springhill, Knockan, Parish of Rogart, Sutherland (Scotland) and has been tentatively dated to the 14th C.

Fly-front "jockey" style braies are based on an illuminated edition of Bocaccio's Decameron in the Biblioteque de l'Arsenal, Paris, dated 1430-40. Made of opaque linen.

Full, joined hose. The legs are closed from front to back through the crotch. A shaped and lined but unstructured codpiece covers the front closure area. Legs have a seam running waist to heel, and have a full foot. Thread eyelets located on the upper edge point to a doublet or pourpoint.  Based on a pair of late 15th, early 16th C. hose preserved in the Alpirsbach Monestary Museum in Bern. 

This set is perfect under an arming doublet, early doublet, or mahoitred doublet.

3 pieces $224.85 if purchased separately.  Save $19.90 when you purchase the package. 

Please note that if the hose are not in stock, production can take up to 6-8 weeks. If you would like your order split shipped, please make a note in the Order Comments section of your order.

Model is wearing the slit necked shirt.

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  • Model: BSD-15-2
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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 30 June, 2010.