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Asian Gambeson Padding

Long cotton padded robe with trim

$249

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Asian Gambeson Padding

Long cotton padded robe with trim

This is great functional multilayered gambeson armor. A gambeson is a padded defensive jacket, worn as armour separately, or combined with mail or plate armour. Gambesons were produced with a sewing technique called quilting. Usually constructed of linen or wool with the various stuffing, such as for example scrap cloth or horse hair.

This type of gambeson fits Eastern armor suits such as lamellar or laminar armor and also “Dark Ages” — like armor. Actually this gambeson is also the great underarmour for training as it is long and has full-length sleeves.

This item can be ordered with silver or golden colour trimming or without trim.

To check how to measure yourself please click here.

Please contact us if you have any additional questions.

Materials:

  • 100% natural cotton for the external layer
  • 100% natural flax linen for the lining
  • 100% natural cotton/wool batting for the padding

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13 comments

  • Tommi U. 03 of March 2017:

    Great quality for the price. BUT it is really thin so if you want to use it for HEMA sparring etc. you need some kind of armor (like chest plate made out of composite for HEMA). Otherwise I recommend.

    ArmStreet team answered :

    The gambeson is supposed to be worn under the armor, you are right.

  • David C May 06 of January 2017:

    Hello again. In regards to my earlier comment; I'm sure it wasn't anything on your end. It might have been from me wearing a hauberk over the gambeson and the clasps coming undone from that. The zipper just seemed easier than me sewing them back on after a few attempts.

    ArmStreet team answered :

    Got it, thank you for the explanation. :) Well, we wish you best of luck in your fightings and you are always welcome back to ArmStreet!

  • David C May 05 of January 2017:

    A fine gambeson and a proud piece of my current sparring armor. My only regret is that I had to replace the clasps with a hidden zipper.

    ArmStreet team answered :

    Thank you for your feedback!
    Was there a problem with the clasps? It`s important for us to know to improve the gambeson in future. Thank you and always welcome back to ArmStreet!

  • Cuda 04 of November 2016:

    Is it possible to get this with no sleeves? And extra layer of padding?

    ArmStreet team answered :

    The gambeson can be made with no sleeves, simply add this to the comments to your order.
    We cannot add an extra layer of padding, as this gambeson has already three layers of batting for the body part, and two layers for sleeves. Adding an extra layer will make it too hard and almost impossible to move while wearing it.

  • sara charles 13 of September 2015:

    How long will it take to get to the united states I'm hoping to use this as part of a halloween costume ?

    ArmStreet team answered :

    Manufacturing takes up to 4 weeks, plus shipping - 2-3 weeks, up to 7 weeks totally.

  • Simon Hallewell 21 of June 2015:

    Fantastic - new Gambeson arrived this morning! excellent service all around. Prompt. great craftmanship. exact fit. Love your work! Definitely more orders to follow! Thanks. Si

    ArmStreet team answered 23 of June 2015:

    We are pleased to get such a warm feedback, thank you! And always welcome back to ArmStreet!

  • Doug Mayovsky 02 of March 2015:

    Hello, I was wondering if it would be possible to order this particular gambeson with a quartile look to it ( like 2 squares red, 2 squares white). I saw you guys can play around with color, and wondered if that'd be too intricate, or if it was doable. Thanks!

    ArmStreet team answered 05 of March 2015:

    Technically it's possible, we can make Combat Gambeson, European Gambeson Paladin and European Gambeson with 2 Colors Option with a quartile look for $30 extra. But we do not recommend such upgrade for oriental style gambesons, since miparti/quartile design belongs to the Western European fashion.

  • Jin 02 of January 2015:

    Hello, Is it possible to make it to 1 layer on arms, and 2 layers on body so it looks less bulky? I like the fitment of European gambeson, but I like this Asian style. If its possible, will the price be different? Thank you in asvance.

    ArmStreet team answered 03 of January 2015:

    Doable, but this won't reduce the price, sorry. Simply add a comment to your order.

  • Sean 27 of August 2014:

    Does this gambeson come with "points" or laces on the shoulders to attach spaulders? The spaulders I own have a strip of leather at the top with a bar and prong like a belt. Just wondering if I could attach these spaulders to this specific gambeson. Thanks!

    ArmStreet team answered :

    The spaulders can be attached to this gambeson, we can add the arming points on the shoulders for $10 extra.

  • Jeff 15 of June 2014:

    Hi, there I have 2 questions for the Asian Type Long Gambeson. 1) How many layers of cotton/wool batting? 2) Can you make it long to cover the knees? Thanks, Jeff

    ArmStreet team answered :

    Body - three layers of batting, and sleeves - two layers.
    Length to cover the knees - yes, please specify the exact length you need (from shoulder seam to the hem) in the comments to your order.

  • Faris Mohamad Ali al Ifranji 26 of May 2010:

    Once more again , as for most of your Oriental Armour : Congratulations !!! This Armour match with my Information on the Islamic Qarqal , as well , if you would add mail , it would be an great Khazaghand !!! Worn with Lamellar Jawshan the most common Armour in High Medieval Islam . Faris Mohamad Ali al Ifranji

  • Krael 11 of October 2009:

    I have purchased this one for my girlfriend. It is very thick but not too bulky. Wonderful look. Finishing is awesome and colour is true black. I ordered mine with an external layer of black wool and lining of black linen. Great job.

    ArmStreet team answered :

    Thanks for the review, Krael!

  • Richard Hulvey 23 of March 2009:

    Love the gambeson, would like a green one with silver trimming. Thanks

    ArmStreet team answered :

    It can be made in green with silver trimming, you're welcome to order!

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