1) A cape or short cloak, or a garment to cover the neck and shoulders. It could also refer to slips of cloth hanging from a hood or head-dress.
1486 a typpet of blak velvet with sylver aglettes, Beverley
1498 To Costen Bolling my hat and tippet, Calverley
c.1537 a new typet of blak velvett not lyned, Halifax
1559 one tipet Lyned with taphetaye, Wakefield.