- Kind of like the German Landesknecht's?
Not to sound like an authenticity goober, but Landsknecht is very
similar to other Western European fashions in that it has
slashed proto-doublets and hose (pluterhosen). The screwed up thing
is that Polish coats are long and flairing with inset sleeves and and
other "modern " tailoring techniques so Ukrainian has this, plus
poofy pants called charovoy (Tartar), slit sleeves reminesent of 15th
C itaian fashions and hats that are simply unique. I see no reason at
all why pockets for plates (especially plastic) cant be sewn into the
inner lining to create a "hardsuit". It would be very, very cool. I
do recommend the book I cited earlier simply because it is quite
illustrative, if post-period. I personally wear a Persian caftan over
my hardsuit but thats because I like doing things not done
before....besides, I like Persian. Please keep me informed about how
the Cossack coat comes out. Very, very cool idea! 'dak
> Cossack fashions and reference materials:Result: a mixture of Polish, Tarter and and Turkish
> Actually, the Cossack coat is primarily an
> imitation of Polish fashions,
> fashions. Sort of dribs and drabs of whatever theythought was particularly cool looking and flamboyant.
Kind of like the German Landesknecht's?
Ideally he would like to wear this as hardsuit armour,
by having pockets in the lining to insert the
Anyone with any suggestions?
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- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, timbo@m... wrote:
> Kind of like the German Landesknecht's?
> Not to sound like an authenticity goober, but Landsknecht is
> similar to other Western European fashions in that it hasSorry, actually what i meant is the tendency to wear anything that
> slashed proto-doublets and hose (pluterhosen).
looks flamboyant, not necissarly 'traditional'...