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.
TYPE A: Tapering, needle points TYPE B: Tapering, truncated flat ended points TYPE C: Tubular with parallel sides, flat ended points
All hand made from brass supplied complete with iron rivet.
ARMING POINTS AND AIGLETTES WAXED
SET OF 6 £39.60
30” long from point to point, doubled linen finger braided cord, iron rivet, coated in bees wax.
(please note these are shown with cords for illustrative purposes only)
CLOTHING AIGLETTES AND POINTS
SET OF 6 £19.80
Linen finger braided cord with needle point made in brass with iron rivet, 12” long.
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.
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.
Gambersons from £160
Aketons from £80
Arming Jacks from £140
Cuisses from £40
sample photos of previous work below...
GAMBERSONS, AKETONS AND ARMING JACKS
15th century Arming Jacks - hand stitched.
Cuisses - gamboid upper leg protection.