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The patterns to follow are for a leg armour of the early fourteenth century, but they are also ideal for hidden armour, that is, armour designed to be worn under fabric. Hidden leg armour is useful for making combat-safe armours for those periods when leg armour was not worn, for instance a viking or late period landskeneckt.
"Skjoldehamn Over Tunic" This is a reconstruction of tunics found in the marsh Skjoldehamn on the Norwegian island of Angoya. Initially rated that comes with XIII or XIV century, but subsequent carbon dating has allowed with high accuracy wydatowac it to the Viking era (probably 970-1050). Made of hand-sewn wool. Tunic has 4 wedges built into the back part so as not to hinder movement.