from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A pouch or bag carried at the side, whether slung from the shoulder or suspended from the belt; especially, the pilgrim's pouch.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A kind of pouch formerly worn at the girdle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun historical A kind of
pouchworn at the girdle.
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A purse, called a gipser, dangles from his thin belt.
"Illuminating Fashion: Dress in the Art of Medieval France and the Netherlands" includes over 50 illuminated medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, as well as printed books, and will tell you what a gipser and kirtle were.
Also bulbous are his sleeves, large "bag hat," and gipser purse.