Definitions for "Jupon"
A sleeveless jacket worn over the armor in the 14th century. It fitted closely, and descended below the hips.
Tightly fitted garment worn over armour in the fourteenth century. (Prestwich, Michael. Armies and Warfare in the Middle Ages: The English Experience, 348) Short leather tunic worn over chain mail. (Seward, Desmond. Henry V: The Scourge of God, 223) Sleeveless, hip-length garment of leather or padded textile worn over a knight's armour and blazoned with his coat of arms. (Wise, Terence. Medieval Warfare, 249) Related terms: Armor
A tightly fitted garment resembling a leather tunic worn over armor (particulary chain mail) in the 14th century, often blazoned with one's coat-of-arms.
Keywords:  petticoat
A petticoat.
Keywords:  aketon, top, back, see
(See aketon) Back to the Top
underskirt made of same fabric as skirt or of a contrasting material and color.