Guinevere's Dream Costume - Tabard Surcotes
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Surcotes where worn in days of old by fighting knights on the battle-fields of Europe to help identify them to friends and enemy alike.

The tabard surcote style is open fully down each side and is fastened with side ties above the belt line, it is pulled into the waist with a belt and is usually split at the front and back to aid walking and riding, the resulting "panels" are cut to a point.  The tabard surcote is less bulky around the waist than the full surcote.

Below are a few examples of Tabard Surcotes we have made in the past.

Tabard Surcote designed for Simon
Fabrics Used: Cotton Drill and Felt

King Arthur
Fabrics Used: Cotton and Felt

Tabard Surcote for Hughes
Fabrics Used: Cotton and Felt

Simple Tabard
Fabrics Used: Brocades

Tabard Surcote inspired by the painting "The Accolade"
Fabrics Used: Cotton, Jersey

"The Accolade" by Edmund Blair Leighton

14th Century Tabard Surcote 1
Fabrics Used: Cotton Drill and Felt

14th Century Tabard Surcote 2
Fabrics Used: Cotton and Metallic Fabric

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