RH019 — 14th century Women’s Surcote


14th century Medieval Sideless Surcote sewing pattern



Get the perfect overdress for the 14th century! 

Buy our full-size paper pattern with complete instructions and historical notes for 14th century Sideless Surcote.  Worn over the tightly-fitted kirtle, this is the overdress Church elders called “The Gates of Hell” because it revealed a woman’s curves through its side openings.

Fits busts 30½”-48″ and waists 23″-41″. All Sizes in one envelope. Historical notes and embellishment suggestions included.

Suggested Fabrics:
light weight to coat weight wool or silk
light linen, silk or fur for lining

Yardage Requirements:
3 yds 45″ or 2 yds 60″ wide

Let us help you! At Reconstructing History, we want to see you wearing the best garments you are capable of making. Email us at and we will answer any questions you might have.

Additional information

Weight 0.31 g
Type of Product

Paper Pattern, Downloadable


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