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Medieval innkeeper's coif

Leonardo Carbone
041860000
8.00 €
Discover the authentic medieval innkeeper's coif! This adjustable cap, made of 100% cotton, will transport you to medieval times and make you feel like a true innkeeper of the time. In addition, it is available in various colors so you can choose the one you like the most. Not only is it perfect for historical re-enactments, but it's also ideal for...
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Noble black velvet cap

Leonardo Carbone
038600000
25.12 €
Noble black velvet cap Coif lady of the medieval nobility with net. Dry clean. 100% cotton Border: 100% polyester Made in Germany by the brand: Leonardo Carbone Manufacturing location: Germany Do you want to feel like a true medieval nobility? With the noble black velvet cap you can transport yourself to that time of elegance and distinction. Its design...
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Medieval Woman's Coif with folds, various colors

Battle Merchant
111900000
12.98 €
Would you like to immerse yourself in the exciting medieval world? With our Medieval Women's Coif with pleats, you can do it in an authentic and elegant way. This bonnet, made of 100% plain cotton, will transport you to the time of castles, knights and noble ladies. With its traditional design and pleats, you can perfectly recreate the style of married...
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Medieval peasant woman bonnet, various colors

Battle Merchant
111910000
12.98 €
Do you love the medieval style? Then this Medieval Peasant Woman Coif is perfect for you! Made of 100% plain cotton, this coif will transport you to medieval times in just an instant. In addition, it is available in several colors so that you can choose the one that you like the most and that suits your style. This Peasant Woman Cap is one size fits all,...
Medieval coif for men, Jasper model, brown color
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5.70 €
Complete your medieval attire with the Jasper medieval coif for men in brown. The coif was the most common head covering for men for centuries. From beggars protecting their head from parasites to kings wearing it under their crown, the coif had multiple uses and meanings. Made from a lightweight cotton fabric, this cap is moisture wicking, protects from...
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Padded cotton cap, black

Zeughaus
274580000
20.58 €
Prepare for battle with our black padded cotton cap! Designed to offer protection and comfort in the heat of combat, this coif is an essential item for any medieval warrior. Made with 100% cotton fabric on the outside and 100% polyester padding, this cap ensures optimal protection against irritation and rubbing during prolonged use of the helmet. Plus, it...
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Noble cap in cream natural velvet

Leonardo Carbone
041870000
25.12 €
Discover the elegance and distinction of the noble cap in cream natural velvet! This cap is inspired by the medieval nobility and has a net that gives it a unique and sophisticated touch. Its manufacture in cream natural velvet gives it a soft and pleasant texture to the touch, giving you a comfortable wearing experience. In addition, its polyester border...
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Cotton padded cap

Windlass Steel Crafts
113620000
30.60 €
The Windlass Steel Crafts Cotton Padded Coif is the must-have accessory to complete any medieval outfit or outfit. Popularized by knights and men-at-arms in the movies, this coif is made from a thick, padded cotton fabric, making it a comfortable and durable option. One of the main advantages of this cap is its versatility. Thanks to its double loop at...
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Padded bonnet for helmets

Windlass Steel Crafts
113630000
27.20 €
Protect your head from blows with the padded cap for helmets. Specially designed to be worn under a helmet or chain mail, this coif offers additional protection by cushioning impacts on your head. The original cloth hats used to be filled with rags and straw, but this modern bonnet is filled with cotton fiber, making it much softer and more comfortable to...
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Medieval black steel coif

Windlass Steel Crafts
102360000
74.25 €
Protect your head with style and comfort with the medieval black steel coif from the prestigious Windlass Steel Crafts brand. This accessory is designed to absorb shock from your armor, giving you extra protection as you engage in battle. Expertly crafted, this cap stands out for its quality and strength thanks to its blackened steel material. One of the...
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Noble green velvet cap

Leonardo Carbone
131940000
25.12 €
Discover the elegance and distinction of the noble Coif in green velvet. This accessory, inspired by the medieval nobility, is made of soft velvet and has a delicate net. Its classic and sophisticated design will transport you to bygone times. The noble green velvet headdress is made in Germany by the renowned Leonardo Carbone brand, thus guaranteeing its...
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Medieval coif of nobleman Elaine, brown color

Leonardo Carbone
137700000
25.12 €
Are you looking for a high quality medieval coif with a unique style? Do not look any further! We present you the noble Elaine medieval coif, available in an elegant dark brown color. This cap is made of cotton, which makes it soft and comfortable to wear. In addition, the edges are made of polyester, which gives it a touch of elegance and durability. One...
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Elaine noble velvet cap, burgundy

Leonardo Carbone
172660000
25.12 €
Noble Elaine velvet cap, burgundy This medieval nobility lady's cap in burgundy velvet with net is perfect to complement your Renaissance outfit. Made of cotton and polyester, this accessory adds a touch of elegance and authenticity to your clothing. Ideal for historical events, theatrical performances or simply to add a medieval touch to your...
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Medieval coif for maiden in various colors

Battle Merchant
192760000
9.98 €
Would you like to dazzle with a medieval touch? Then you can not miss this incredible medieval cap for maiden in various colors. Made from a high-quality, lightweight cotton fabric, this cap ensures you stay comfortable and stylish at all times. One of the most outstanding features of this cap is its hidden elastic band, which guarantees a perfect fit and...
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Greta model maid's bonnet, black color

Mytholon
236630000
9.83 €
Are you looking for a quality hood to complete your medieval outfit? The Greta model maid's hood in black is the perfect choice for you. This bonnet is ideal to represent women of low or middle social classes during medieval times. One of the main advantages of the Greta model maid's hood is its resistance and durability. It is made of canvas, which makes...
5.70 €
Complete your medieval attire with the Jasper medieval coif for men in an elegant green color. The coif was the most common headdress for men for centuries. Beggars protected their heads from parasites, kings wore it under their crown. Made of a light cotton fabric, it absorbs moisture, protects from the sun and is light and airy on the head. It will...
9.83 €
Complete your medieval attire with the elegant Greta model medieval hood, in natural white. This bonnet is widely used to represent women of lower or middle social classes during medieval times. Whether you're a farmer's wife, servant or tradeswoman, this bonnet will give you the authentic look you're looking for. Made of durable canvas, the top offers...
9.83 €
Complete your medieval attire with the elegant Anna model Cotton Medieval Hood, in a charming cream color. The bonnet was a common garment for women in Europe and North America until modern times, and now you can relive its historic charm with this wonderful accessory. The model -Anna- stands out for its spaciousness, allowing the wearer to easily place...
Discover the elegant medieval cap for men, Jasper model, in a beautiful burgundy tone. The coif was the most common headwear for men for centuries. From beggars who protected their heads from parasites to kings who wore them under their crowns, the coif has been an accessory worn by people from all walks of life. Made from a lightweight cotton fabric,...
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Medieval cotton peasant cap, natural color

Lord of Battles
265290000
8.26 €
Add an authentic touch to your medieval outfit with the Medieval Peasant Model Cotton Cap in Natural Color! This cap, made with high quality cotton, is the perfect accessory for any peasant, villager or historical figure. Its simple and functional design reflects the peasant fashion of medieval times, providing an authentic and realistic look for your...
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Padded cotton cap, blue

Zeughaus
274590000
20.58 €
Get ready to face your battles with total protection and comfort with the Padded Cotton Cap in blue! Warriors face hostile enemies on the battlefield, and to protect themselves, they wear helmets. But beneath that tough outer layer lies a softer layer: a padded cap, made of quilted cotton fabric, designed to protect against head rubbing and provide warmth...
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MEDIEVAL CAPS: ELEGANCE AND SYMBOLISM IN THE CLOTHING OF THE MIDDLE AGES

Medieval bonnets, also known as caps or hoods, played a fundamental role in the fashion and culture of the Middle Ages. These headwear not only served to protect against the cold, but also played an important role in the expression of identity and social status. In this article, we will explore the fascinating history and meaning of medieval caps, as well as their evolution over the centuries.

MEDIEVAL CAPS: A LOOK AT THEIR ORIGIN AND EVOLUTION

Medieval caps have their roots in antiquity, but it was in the Middle Ages that they reached their peak in terms of variety and elaboration. At first, they were simple garments made of linen or wool, worn by both men and women. However, over time, they became symbols of social status and rank.

Lace caps adorned with pearls and jewels were a sign of high social position, while simpler ones were worn by common people.

MEDIEVAL CAPS AND THEIR CULTURAL MEANING

Medieval caps were not only fashionable items, but also had deep cultural and religious meaning. In the Catholic Church, women often covered their hair as a sign of modesty and humility, and bonnets played an important role in this practice.

Furthermore, in some medieval cultures, caps were used as protective amulets, believing that they had magical powers to ward off evil.

THE MEDIEVAL COFFEE TODAY

Although medieval bonnets are no longer a common part of everyday clothing, they can still be found at historical events, theatrical performances, and medieval reenactments. These garments are prized for both their beauty and their connection to history.

Curious Questions about Medieval Coifs

1. What was the most commonly used material to make medieval caps?
The most commonly used material was linen or wool.
2. What symbolism did the use of caps have in the Catholic Church during the Middle Ages?
The use of caps in the Catholic Church symbolized modesty and humility.
3. What was the difference between the caps of high social position and the simpler ones?
Caps of high social status were adorned with lace, pearls and jewels, while simple ones were worn by common people.
4. Why did some medieval cultures believe that caps had magical powers?
Some medieval cultures believed that caps had magical powers to ward off evil, so they used them as protective amulets.
5. Where can you find medieval caps today?
Medieval headdresses can be found at historical events, theatrical performances, and medieval reenactments.
6. What makes medieval caps still appreciated today?
Medieval caps continue to be prized today for both their beauty and their connection to history.

Discover more about the history and symbolism of medieval caps and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of medieval fashion!