This type of clothing is often combined with a full (or partial) plate armor. Usually it is a quilted jacket made of several layers of fabric (linen or canvas), or 2 layers of cloth with quilted lining of soft fabric, cotton, wool or cotton wool. Sometimes, the top layer is made of silk or other expensive material. The colors of gambesons could vary, but the most popular colors were red, brown, white (not bleached), green and blue. Sometimes, the top layer was made of silk or other expensive fabrics. Underarmor padding was worn over undershirt (chemise).