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Recruit (Schmutz)

Shirt: linen or cotton, white or off-white, drawstring neckline and cuffs, or plain standing collar and cuffs

Hose: full length, thigh high, or knee high, solid colors or striped, of linen, cotton, or wool, bias-cut, or knitted.

Shoes: cloth, canvas, or leather with a good thick sole, black or brown, dark non-plastic soles with no trademark symbols, "China Flats", "Mary Jane", "Cow-Mouths", or "T-Straps" pattern.

Upperhose: wool or leather with a sturdy lining, with a plain flap front, or a codpiece.

Overdoublet (optional, but recommended) leather or wool, "cross-over" or "front-close" style, moderately slashed.

Arming cap leather or wool, and lightly slashed.

OR

Hat modestly decorated or trimmed, with few feathers

Belt rope, leather, or braided or plain material strips, either braided or plain, with a simple fastening or metal buckle.

Cup plain wood or ceramic

Bowl or Plate plain wood

Knife and Spoon plain metal with plain wood, bone, or horn handle

Blanket or Bedroll plain wool, earth toned

Basket or Pack plain willow, wood slat or common reed, or plain fabric or leather.

Pikeman, Spiestrager

Shirt linen or cotton, white or off-white, drawstring neckline and cuffs, or plain standing collar and cuffs, may have plain ruffle sewn into the outside edge of the cuffs and collars, may have smocking.

Hose full length, thigh high, or knee high, solid colors or striped, of linen, cotton, or wool, bias-cut or knitted.

Shoes cloth, canvas, or leather with a good thick sole, black or brown, dark non-plastic soles with no trademark symbols, "China Flats", "Mary Jane", "Cow-Mouths", or "T-Straps" pattern, may be puffed and slashed

Upperhose wool or leather with a sturdy lining, may be interlined and more elaborately slashed, with a codpiece.

Underdoublet wool, denim, heavy linen, fustian, kersey, burlap, or similar fabric, with a sturdy lining, moderately slashed, may fasten under the arms on either side, or both sides.

Overdoublet leather or wool, "cross-over" or "front-close" style, more elaborately slashed.

Sleeves (optional, but recommended) wool, denim, heavy linen, fustian, kersey, burlap, or similar fabric, may be lined and slashed.

Arming cap leather or wool, and lightly slashed.

Hat modestly decorated or trimmed, with few feathers

Belt rope, leather, or braided or plain material strips, either braided or plain, with a metal buckle, may be wide leather.

Personal Weapons (Small) may be a Rondell, a dagger, a Katzbalger, or a small axe.

Armor One piece, may be a breastplate, a helmet, or a Bishop's Mantle.

Jewelry A single gold chain.

Cup may be metal.

Bowl or Plate may have both, plain wood.

Knife and Spoon plain metal with wood, bone, or horn handle.

Blanket or Bedroll wool, plain weave

Basket or Pack willow, wood slat or common reed, or fabric or leather.

Skills: Must know and be able to explain the pike drill. Must know and be able to teach one game or one song.

 

Doppelsoldner

Shirt linen or cotton, white or off-white, drawstring neckline and cuffs, or plain standing collar and cuffs, may have plain ruffle sewn into the outside edge of the cuffs and collars, may have smocking, may have blackwork embroidery on the collars and cuffs.

Hose full length, thigh high, or knee high, solid colors or striped, of linen, cotton, wool, or silk and either bias-cut or knitted.

Shoes leather with a good thick sole, may be jewel toned, "China Flats", "Mary Jane", "Cow-Mouths", or "T-Straps" pattern, may be puffed and slashed

Upperhose may be distressed velvet, distressed silk, jewel-toned, elaborately slashed, with a codpiece.

Underdoublet may be distressed velvet, distressed silk, jewel-toned, elaborately slashed, may fasten under the arms on either side, or both sides.

Overdoublet leather or wool, "cross-over" or "front-close" style, elaborately slashed.

Sleeves may be distressed velvet, distressed silk, jewel-toned, elaborately slashed.

Arming cap may be distressed velvet, distressed silk, jewel-toned, elaborately slashed.

Hat may be distressed velvet, distressed silk, jewel-toned, elaborately decorated or trimmed.

Belt may be wide leather, with a fancy metal buckle, .

Personal Weapons (Small) two pieces, may be a Rondell, a dagger, a Katzbalger, or a small axe.

Personal Weapons (Large) one piece, may be a Zweihänder, an Arquebus, a Halberd, a Mancatcher, or other Pole-Weapon.

Armor two pieces, may be a breastplate (tassets optional), a helmet, or a gorget with spaulders or a Bishop's Mantle.

Jewelry three pieces, may be a gold chain, an earring, or a ring.

Cup may be a goblet.

Bowl or Plate may have both, may be metal.

Knife and Spoon may match, may be fancy metal with wood, bone, or horn handle, may have fork.

Blanket or Bedroll wool, plain weave

Basket or Pack willow, wood slat or common reed, or fabric or leather.

Additional Items must begin to acquire campaign and kitchen items, such as a tent or lean-to, platters, serving bowls, kitchen utensils, a chest or box to carry belongings, a chair, a rug, etc.

Skills: Must know and be able to explain the drill for pike and for one specialty weapon. Must know and be able to teach one game or one song. Must know and be able to teach one handcraft or hobby.

 

Weibel, Feldweibel

Shirt may be silk, linen or cotton, white or off-white, drawstring neckline and cuffs, or plain standing collar and cuffs, may have plain ruffle sewn into the outside edge of the cuffs and collars, may have smocking, may have blackwork embroidery on the collars and cuffs.

Hose full length, thigh high, or knee high, solid colors or striped, of linen, cotton, wool, or silk and either bias-cut or knitted.

Shoes leather with a good thick sole, may be jewel toned, "China Flats", "Mary Jane", "Cow-Mouths", or "T-Straps" pattern, may be puffed and slashed

Upperhose may be lightly distressed velvet, lightly distressed silk, jewel-toned, elaborately slashed, with a codpiece.

Underdoublet may be lightly distressed velvet, lightly distressed silk, jewel-toned, elaborately slashed, may fasten up the back, under the arms on either side, or both sides, may have light gold or jeweled trim.

Overdoublet may be lightly distressed velvet, lightly distressed silk, jewel-toned, "cross-over" or "front-close" style, elaborately slashed.

Sleeves may be lightly distressed velvet, lightly distressed silk, jewel-toned, elaborately slashed may have light gold or jeweled trim.

Arming cap may be lightly distressed velvet, lightly distressed silk, jewel-toned, elaborately slashed may have light gold or jeweled trim.

Hat may be lightly distressed velvet, lightly distressed silk, jewel-toned, elaborately decorated or trimmed.

Belt may be wide leather, with a fancy metal buckle, .

Sash of Office six inches wide, silk or linen, may have silk fringe

Waffenrock may be wool, lightly distressed velvet, lightly distressed silk, jewel-toned, "cross-over", "front-close", or "back-close" style.

OR

Schaube may be wool, lightly distressed velvet, lightly distressed silk, jewel-toned, revers must be fabric.

Personal Weapons (Small) three pieces, may be a Rondell, a dagger, a Katzbalger, or a small axe.

Personal Weapons (Large) one piece, may be a Zweihänder, an Arquebus, a Halberd, a Mancatcher, or other Pole-Weapon.

Armor three pieces: a breastplate (tassets optional), a helmet, and a gorget with spaulders or a Bishop's Mantle.

Jewelry five pieces, may be a gold chain, an earring, or a ring.

Cup may be a goblet.

Bowl or Plate may have both, may be metal.

Knife, Spoon, Fork may be fancy metal with wood, bone, or horn handle.

Blanket or Bedroll wool, plain weave

Basket or Pack willow, wood slat or common reed, or fabric or leather.

Additional Items must begin to acquire campaign and kitchen items, such as a tent or lean-to, platters, serving bowls, kitchen utensils, a chest or box to carry belongings, a chair, a rug, etc.

Skills: Must know and be able to explain the drill for pike and specialty weapons. Must know and be able to teach two games or songs. Must know and be able to teach one handcraft or hobby. Must be able to direct an encampment set-up.

 

Officiers

See Costume Director For Details

Shirt may be silk, linen or cotton, white, off-white, red, or black, drawstring neckline and cuffs, or plain standing collar and cuffs, may have lace ruffle sewn into the outside edge of the cuffs and collars, may have smocking, may have blackwork embroidery on the collar, cuffs, and front. Leutnants and higher may have gold lace and trim.

Hose full length, thigh high, or knee high, solid colors or striped, of linen, cotton, wool, or silk and either bias-cut or knitted.

Shoes leather with a good thick sole, may be jewel toned, "China Flats", "Mary Jane", "Cow-Mouths", or "T-Straps" pattern, may be puffed and slashed, may be trimmed with gold lace. Leutnants and higher may have jeweling.

Upperhose may be velvet, silk, fine leather, jewel-toned, elaborately slashed, with a codpiece. Leutnants and higher may have gold lace and trim.

Underdoublet may be velvet, silk, fine leather, jewel-toned, elaborately slashed, may fasten up the back, under the arms on either side, or both sides, may have gold or jeweled trim.

Overdoublet may be velvet, silk, fine leather, jewel-toned, "cross-over" or "front-close" style, elaborately slashed. Leutnants and higher may have gold lace and trim.

Sleeves may be distressed velvet, silk, fine leather, jewel-toned, elaborately slashed, may have gold or jeweled trim.

Arming cap may be velvet, silk, fine leather, jewel-toned, elaborately slashed may have gold or jeweled trim.

Hat may be velvet, silk, fine leather, jewel-toned, elaborately decorated or trimmed.

Belt may be wide leather, with a fancy metal buckle, .

Sash of Office six inches wide, silk or linen, may have silk fringe

Waffenrock may be wool, velvet, silk, fine leather, jewel-toned, may have gold lace and trim."cross-over", "front-close", or "back-close" style.

Schaube may be wool, velvet, silk, jewel-toned, may have gold lace and trim, revers may be fur.

Personal Weapons (Small) three pieces, may be a Rondell, a dagger, a Katzbalger, or a small axe, must be of higher quality, may be jeweled, inlaid, or etched.

Personal Weapons (Large) one piece, may be a Zweihänder, an Arquebus, a Halberd, a Mancatcher, or other Pole-Weapon, must be of higher quality, may be jeweled, inlaid, or etched. Hauptmanns must have a boar spear.

Armor four pieces: a breastplate, tassets, a helmet, and a gorget with spaulders or a Bishop's Mantle, must be of higher quality, may be jeweled, inlaid, or etched.

Jewelry may be elaborate, with large stones and fine work, may have gold chains, earrings, brooches, and rings.

Cup may be a goblet, may be jeweled or etched.

Bowl or Plate may have both, may be metal, may be jeweled or etched.

Knife, Spoon, Fork may be fancy metal with wood, bone, or horn handle.

Blanket or Bedroll wool, silk, or velvet, may be fancy weave

Basket or Pack willow, wood slat or common reed, or fabric or leather.

Additional Items must have acquired campaign and kitchen items, such as a tent or lean-to, platters, serving bowls, kitchen utensils, a chest or box to carry belongings, a chair, a rug, etc.

Skills: Must know and be able to explain the drill for all weapons. Must know and be able to teach two games or songs. Must know and be able to teach two handcrafts or hobbies. Must be able to direct an encampment set-up. Must know and be able to teach military strategy and tactics. Must know and be able to teach daily military life.

 

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