Gambeson Patterns (was RE: [Northkeep] last night's smack dow n)
KDUKE at fwmurphy.com
Thu May 29 14:30:12 PDT 2003
Yeah... Mesopotamian charioteer armor!
From: Carl Chipman [mailto:cchipman at nomadics.com]
Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2003 4:33 PM
To: northkeep at ansteorra.org
Subject: RE: Gambeson Patterns (was RE: [Northkeep] last night's smack down)
You could do that, but it would difficult to THEN put armour over it and
My lady Gilyan has a gambeson that's more or less 6 layers of fabric, and
beyond that it gets very tough to actually fight in it.
There are reports of people wearing a jack made out of 20, count them, 20
layers of linen. Reputed to be bout damn near impervious to any edged
cchipman at nomadics.com
From: northkeep-admin at ansteorra.org [mailto:northkeep-admin at ansteorra.org]
On Behalf Of Horn, Trisha D.
Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2003 3:53 PM
To: 'northkeep at ansteorra.org'
Subject: Gambeson Patterns (was RE: [Northkeep] last night's smack down)
So could you do a combination of both: muslin lining, 2 cloth layers,
batting, 2 cloth layers, more batting and outer lining? It would probably
have to be hand stiched, at that thickness, though.
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