Welcome to Tom Banwell Designs, home of handcrafted leather plague doctor masks, costumes and accessories. This website features plague doctor items, while our other website www.tombanwell.etsy.com features these items plus more, mostly leather masks. If you live outside the United States please use the Etsy link above for purchases.
To see our goods for sale use the Store link above, and to view all kinds of leather goods that Tom has made use the Leatherwork link above.
We are the only company we know of offering quality plague doctor costumes, and we ship worldwide. We hand-make a wide selection of leather plague doctor masks, plus leather hats, leather mantles, and leather pouches. We also offer handmade plague doctor staffs, and our full costumes come with a fabric robe and a stretch balaclava to cover the back of your head. In short, everything you need to dress as the plague doctor other than gloves, shoes and belt.
Original etching of the plague doctor costume from 1656.