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Medieval Living History Supplies

 
History Matters
can supply a small range of living history items for re enactors ,collectors ,museums and heritage sites. The sale of these items helps support our projects and volunteer programme.
All are hand made and are often produced to commission. Some items available direct from stock, please ask or visit us at an event...

 

AIGLETTES AND POINTS 

 

Brass Aiglettes ANY SIZE £1.00 A PAIR.

Available as:   

 

TYPE A: Tapering, needle points                    TYPE B: Tapering, truncated flat ended points                    TYPE C: Tubular with parallel sides, flat ended points

 

                                                               

 (please note these are shown with cords for illustrative purposes only)
 

 All hand made from brass supplied complete with iron rivet.

 

 

ARMING POINTS AND AIGLETTES WAXED

 

SET OF 6                                            £39.60

SINGLES                                            £7.15

 

30” long from point to point, doubled linen finger braided cord, iron rivet, coated in bees wax.

 

 

 
 
CLOTHING AIGLETTES AND POINTS
 
SET OF 6                                                        £19.80
SINGLES                                                        £3.85
 
Linen finger braided cord with needle point made in brass with iron rivet, 12” long.        
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KIRTLE CORDS

 

SINGLES                                                                    £8.80

 

Linen finger braided cord, brass needle points, variety of colours.

 

Please specify your choice of point style and preference for cord colour when placing an order. Also the number of aiglettes you require. Individual commissions welcome, please contact us with you’re requirements.

 

HOOKS AND EYES

 

SET OF 5                                                                     £1.65

 

Small brass wire clothing fasteners, hand made.

 

 
 
PURSES AND LEATHER POUCHES
 
 14th to 16th Century pouches with weather covers, hand cast pewter button or leather draw toggle. Prices from £15.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

CHILDREN'S RAG DOLLS / RAG POPPETS
 
 
 


Medieval style rag dolls, boys and girls in 3 sizes.

Largest 12"  dolls are £8.50
Big dolls 6" are £4.50
Medium 4" dolls are £2.20
Small 3" dolls are 80 pence.


GAMBERSONS, AKETONS AND ARMING JACKS
 
A range of padded and quilted cloth arming garments are available on a commission basis.
Stuffed with wool cloth, linen or sheep's fleece.
Please contact us with your requirements.
 
 
Guide price:
 
Gambersons from £160
 
Aketons from £80 
 
Arming Jacks from £140
 
Cuisses from £40
 
sample photos of previous work below...

     


              

    

                                                                                        

                                                                                                                                                                                                

               
                
15th century Arming Jacks -  hand stitched.
 
                
 
 
 
      
Cuisses - gamboid upper leg protection.
 
 
 
 
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