Peasant Clothing from Medieval Collectables
The clothing of the peasants were usually made of rough wool or linen. Peasant women made the clothing for the entire family from wool they spun. Men wore tunics and long stockings or leggings to keep them warm. Peasant women wore long dresses and stockings made from the course wool. During the winter months peasants would have worn sheepskin or woolen cloaks, woolen hats and mittens. Medieval Collectables carries authentic peasant clothing to give you that commoner look and feel of medieval era. Our medieval peasant dresses come in a variety of colors and sizes and we have peasant belts that are made of high grade leather. Our medieval peasant belts come in a variety of lengths and colors.
The Lord of Huntingdon Under Tunic is a great piece of medieval clothing suitable for feast or everyday wear. When paired with the green over tunic (#100986), the two make for an adventurous and appealing combination.
A basic Medieval Ring Belt is a necessity for any medieval or renaissance outfit. Made of 7/8 oz. leather, it is 1.5 inches wide and comes in two different lengths and a variety of colors. It is a must for anyone going to the fair!
This dress was worn extensively by both the peasant and free class women during the 12th and 13th centuries. It is made from a poly/cotton blend that is super comfortable to wear during any season.
A very popular look worn by Fair Maidens, Peasants, and Wenchs alike, this bodice and skirt are one piece. The bodice is laced up the front to fit with brass grommets and the full skirt is split down the front to show a modest peek.
Made from 100 percent Cotton fabric, the Ameline Peasant Dress is a bodice with attached skirt. The bodice is laced to fit with brass grommets, and the full skirt is split down the front to show a modest peek of muslin underdress.
This design looks simple, but a great deal of research has gone into it. The Peasant Gown looks great on almost any figure. The side lacing makes it more comfortable and stylish. The brown chemise seen in the pictures is not included.
This lovely short sleeve chemise is made from a lightweight poly-cotton blend fabric with an elastic neckline that can be worn on or off the shoulders depending on your mood. This style features a puffy shoulder with elastic cuffs.
On Sale For: $42.75
It is safe to say that any historical woman would have loved to have had one of these skirts. The Classic Medieval Skirt is a well-made garment designed to basically go anywhere and do anything without being uncomfortable or awkward.
Our Enchanted Fairy Skirt is made from a lightweight poly-cotton blend fabric that is very breathable and perfect for long summer days at the fair. Layer two of these jagged skirts in contrasting colors for an interesting look.
On Sale For: $25.50
The chemise is worn under gowns, bodices, and skirts, like a medieval slip. Chemises absorb the bodys oils and leave less wear and tear on the outer garment, which was usually more expensive. The chemise does the same job today.
Every reenactor should have access to a doublet of some kind, especially since they were a common garment of the medieval and Renaissance era. This Classic Renaissance Doublet is not only affordable, but handsome and versatile.
Floppy hats are worn by both men and women. These hats fit with most periods, Medieval through Renaissance. Made of cotton velveteen, they are suitable for Peasants or Nobles. This is a truly universal hat, a must for your wardrobe.
This Maiden Surcoat is inspired to represent the daily clothing style of medieval women. This medieval dress was worn by middle-class women. Maiden Surcoat is very comfortable and well made.
The Farmers Tunic is inspired from the traditional early medieval period. The rich and thick fabric is heavy and accurate to the period. A braided frog clasp is used as a trim and a black cotton belt included.
Trews are another name for Medieval Trousers. Our version are made of cotton and have a drawstring waist. They also tie at the bottom of the leg. You can wear them tied at the ankles or blouse them up and tie them at the knee.
The Medieval Peasant Blouse has medieval style collar. The detachable sleeves are attached using drawstring and eyelets. Wooden buttons are used to fasten the front opening.
On Sale For: $49.00
With the Catrain Peasant Blouse, even a poor peasant girl cannot help but look enticing to a passing noble. Nice floating collar and smoking at the waist makes this a highlight of any wardrobe.
Everyone needs support every now and then. Usually that means offering a helping hand to a friend, but in the case of this Underbust Medieval Bodice, it references the kind of help that enhances your medieval look!
The Peasant Bonnet was considered a sign of female dignity and decency. Only unmarried women could leave their hair uncovered, and every married woman was required to wear one of the several variations of Medieval Bonnet.
Versatility is the name of the game when it comes to this Boys Classic Medieval Shirt. The traditional style gives it unlimited potential, allowing it to be worn with many different ensembles where it will always look good.
Get ready for medieval fest with the Townsman Tunic. The Townsman Tunic is made of Cotton fabric gives a rustic look while maintaining a comfortable fit. Two wooden buttons enhance the beauty of the asymmetric opening neck line.
On Sale For: $91.00
A little lord deserves the finest of garments to wear. This Boys Lace-Up Medieval Shirt suits that need perfectly, allowing them to look like the most hard-working of serfs, the most noble of knights, and the most high of kings.
Fairytales are filled with beauties born to be princesses, despite their humble beginnings. The Girls Medieval Peasant Dress allows any child to bring to life her beauty, while still showing off the humble roots of her beginning.
This peasant-style overdress has side adjustable strings that provide a fitted look. The Peasant Over-Dress has contrast lace on neckline and hem to make it more impressive. A fabric belt with lace is included with the product.
On Sale For: $89.00
The tunic is a classic part of any medieval attire, making this piece a great choice. This Short Sleeved Medieval Tunic is as fine an addition to a medieval mans attire as he could ask for, thanks to its subtle touches of detailing.
The loveliness of this Ladies Layered Medieval Dress makes it a wonderful addition to any wardrobe. It offers a beautiful layered look with no added hassle, making medieval beauty an almost effortless thing to achieve.
The Renaissance Peasant Blouse is a versatile womens clothing option for almost any Renaissance event! The slightly crinkled fabric of this cream colored blouse adds an air of authenticity to your peasant costume.
This classic medieval chemise is made of high quality rayon fabric which gives flowing and flattering look. Its classic medieval design makes this chemise a necessary part of your medieval wardrobe.
Designed to be a comfortable medium that preserves Victorian style and decency and allows a woman to move about unhindered, these Medieval Bloomers are a loose, baggy legging that can be worn under a skirt or on their own.
This Pleated Peasant Blouse is made of soft fabric that drapes beautifully and is best suited for any pagan, LARP, or renaissance festival. Our Pleated Peasant Blouse has pleated sleeve-ends and front body gives it a rustic look.
On Sale For: $47.00
The dress might have been the common choice for the ladies of the medieval era, but it was not always worn alone. Sometimes, this Full Length Medieval Under Dress would have accompanied it for reasons of style as well as for layering.
It does not matter if you were wearing a single dress or a variety of pieces, as this Ruffled Neck Ladies Blouse is a top that any outfit can stand to benefit from! It has a versatile and lovely look that goes well with any style.
Even a serf deserves to have a nice doublet. In the case of this Traditional Serfs Doublet, it will be a very nice one, made from materials fit for nobility, yet featuring a minimalist design that will suit any social class perfectly.
When it comes to a casual medieval style, nothing beats a good, solid tunic. This Ready for Battle Tunic is just that, offering a medieval look and feel that is a perfect complement to practically any style of medieval ensemble.
On Sale For: $32.00
When you are putting together a historical ensemble, whether it is medieval, Renaissance, or fantasy, a good period blouse like this Casual Medieval Blouse is practically a must-have addition to your wardrobe.
Just because all medieval ladies and maidens are not royalty does not mean that they cannot all be lovely. The Medieval Serf Hooded Dress is made in the style of the lower social strata, yet it still creates a lovely medieval style.
Not all girls want to be fairytale princesses in fantastical gowns. Some prefer something more realistic. This Girls Noble Medieval Dress is every bit as beautiful as some of the more outlandish pieces from the realm of fiction.
The tunic is a classic part of any medieval attire, making this piece a great choice. This Long Sleeved Medieval Tunic is as fine an addition to a medieval mans attire as he could ask for, thanks to its subtle touches of detailing.
Beautiful detail makes this Flowing Womens Medieval Blouse a fine piece for any girl to wear. Its overall look gives it a versatility that allows it to go with a variety of styles from historic to fantasy to new age and more!
Even for a noble lady, not every occasion called for jewels and finery. Sometimes, comfortable, casual clothing was needed. For any medieval maiden, this Medieval Ladies Classic Dress represents casual comfort at its finest.
The beauty of a maiden is brought out by the finery of the era. Nothing offers up a classic image of medieval loveliness more than the Nobles Bell Sleeved Medieval Dress. The layered look and flowing design is iconic and stunning.
Weather was not always a pleasant thing in the medieval lands. Even shelters as grand as castles can sometimes be drafty. But have no fear, because this Medieval Overdress is a perfect way to stay warm, while looking your best, too.
Nobles were not the only ones who could have nice things in the medieval days. Peasants had nice shirts as well, and the Boys Medieval Serf Shirt is of such quality that it would make even a noble lad or royal boy turn green with envy!
Comfortable and easy to wear, our Drop Yoke Shirt will not bind your shoulders. Made of soft durable 100 percent cotton muslin, it has convenient elastic at the wrists, and the generous sleeve ends in a fashionable ruffle.
Do you ever feel like a full blouse is too much clothing on a hot summer day? If so, this Medieval Crop Top Blouse is the garment for you, as it echoes the casual style of the blouse, but with a shorter and much cooler design!
Elegance is not always ornate designs and embellishments. Sometimes, it is a flowing gown that evokes the look and feeling of the medieval era. This Flowing Bell Sleeved Medieval Dress is just such a garment to do just that.
If you want to spot a noble, then you need only look for the ruffles on a shirt! The Boys Ruffled Renaissance Shirt allows young boys to transform into stylish dandies who will be all the envy of those who surround them.
Elaborate design and beauty are not always one and the same. This Medieval Maidens Everyday Dress is proof that sometimes, something can be subtle in its design yet still beautiful thanks to quality and classic appeal.
Medieval serfs did not have access to fine materials or rich patterns, so they found other ways to create elegant garments. The Layered Medieval Serf Skirt demonstrates a style that peasant and princess alike would have favored.
This is one dress that suits princess and peasant alike! The Girls Medieval Maiden Dress is designed to accent youthful beauty while showing off a classic style that suits a girl of any rank or status from the medieval era.
A pair of sleek boots with a straightforward design is exactly what you need to make your period-themed wear authentic. For just such an item, consider the classic look and comfortable fit of these Slouched Renaissance Boots.
A cultural icon even in modern times, the legend of Robin Hood dates back as far as the 13th century. Complete your medieval-themed outfit with these Robin Hood Boots to imagine yourself in the thick of Sherwood Forest with Little John!
Classic outerwear for the Renaissance fair or another historical re-enactment event, the Aaron Canvas Cloak comes in a traditional cut suitable for many different period characters. The medieval cloak features a large hood.
Made from light cotton fabric, the Bastian Shirt makes an excellent piece of medieval apparel for warm days at the Renaissance fair. The period shirt features a wide cut with a subtly ruffled open collar that laces at the neck.
A stylish medieval shirt that works well for the Renaissance fair or other historical re-enactments, the Tilly Shirt is crafted from a sturdy yet lightweight cotton fabric that wicks away moisture, making it ideal for warm weather.
Transform yourself into an authentic period maiden with the help of this charming medieval shirt. The Faire Blouse is a versatile peasant top that can be worn on or off the shoulders, depending on your flirtatious mood.
A period garment traditionally worn underneath a dress or gown, the shift, also known as a chemise or smock, would protect the outerwear from sweat and oil. The Childrens Shift can be worn on its own or with other medieval clothes.
On Sale For: $23.75
A versatile piece of apparel for men or women, the Ansgar Shirt serves as a solid addition to any medieval wardrobe. The period shirt features wide cuffs at the ends of the slightly puffed sleeves and a high collar that laces.
A gorgeous addition to any medieval ensemble, the Niko Mantle Cloak serves as an excellent outer layer for a wide range of looks. The medieval shoulder cape features a pleated collar that gives the piece a distinctive style.
Whether you are putting together an outfit for a specific era or you are wanting something that can be easily acclimated to different ensembles, you are bound to find just what you are looking for with this Mens Period Fair Shirt!