The Thing I have in mind....

... looks like this:
this fellow has been liberated from the stone by Tilman Riemenschneider in early 15hundred. The sculpture seems to be in the possession of the Cleveland Museum of Art. here is a detail of the *hood* and sleeves.and another of the hem

I also found a similar design in a painting of the 15th century philosopher Nikolaus von Kues that is dated between 1463 and 1480

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