A middle later to the Italian male clothing, a doublet like layer worn over undershirts and below outer layers.
The middle layer of the male dress worn by most levels of society. The 1400’s see the transition from the longer doublet to the very short doublet. The major distinctions of the Italian variant can be seen on the arms, tight below the elbow and billowed at the upper arm, and the collar, at the back of the neck, where the collar dips lower down the spine.
Split hose and pants
Source of Period Pic: Piero della Francesca The battle between Heraclius and Chosroes, 1452-1466