Padded garments like this Cotton Collar are worn underneath metal and chain mail armor. It improves the absorption of impact and reinforces coverage. In medieval times, padding would be stuffed with rags and straw. This armor padding is made of 100% cotton and uses compressed and layered cotton padding. Some people also wear this Cotton Padded Garment in jousting and other practice. Cotton Padded Garments are a necessity for any armor bearing warrior. This unit features hard, durable stitching and a thick, layered trim piece. An adjustable strap fits adult sizes.