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Schaube and Wams 1500-1530 (NP E604)

Schaube and Wams 1500-1530 (NP E604)


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Wams (undergarment) and Schaube (coat) were fashionable items of menswear around 1500-1530. Both garments were worn by bourgeoisie and gentry, indicating a high social position.

The pattern includes the wams, a snug fitting garment, always worn with a shirt underneath (not included), closing at the front with either hooks and eyes or lacing, as well as the Schaube, a kind of cloak with long hanging sleeves and arm slits.

Sizes included: chest 95 -120 cm = 38-48″


Augsburg Dancers ca. 1500. The painting depicts various gentlemen wearing Wams and Schaube of various colors and lenghts, clearly indicating how versatile this fashion was.

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