Did medieval people wear collars with a castellated hem?

Many drawings of peasants in the Middle Ages show the men with an oversized collar or short cape with a distinctive castellated margin.

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Image from "Misadventures" (Aspirin/Foglio)

Did this really exist, and if so, was the shape dictated by a some detail of its function?

If it did not exist or was uncommon, when did people start drawing it like it was standard attire?

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