Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Welcome

The Book of Traceable Heraldic Art is a compilation of armorial illustrations intended to facilitate SCA device and badge design. There are currently 2,865 pages of illustrations, and more are being added on a regular basis.

Compendia: Print Edition (2,999 pages, 17MB PDF)
Image Files: High-res PNGs (720MB Zip), Vector SVGs (147MB Zip), Vector PDFs (70MB Zip)

Concise Index

Complex Lines: Curved, Dovetailed, Embattled, Engrailed, Flory, Indented, Invected, Nebuly, Potenty, Raguly, Rayonny, Trefly, Urdy, Wavy

Fields: Billety, Crusilly, Ermine, Estencelly, Fretty, Grillage, Maily, Masoned, Papellony, Plumetty, Potent, Scaly, Semy, Vair

Field Divisions: Barry, Barry Bendy, Bendy, Chapé, Chaussé, Checky, Chevronelly, Gyronny, Lozengy, Paly, Paly Bendy, Paly Chevronelly, Party Of Six, Per Bend, Per Chevron, Per Fess, Per Pale, Per Pall, Per Saltire, Pily, Quarterly, Vêtu

Ordinaries: Bars, Base, Baton, Bend, Bendlets, Bordure, Canton, Chevron, Chevronels, Chief, Chief-Pale, Cross, Fess, Flaunches, Gore, Gusset, Gyron, Orle, Pale, Pall, Pallets, Pile, Pile Bendy, Point, Saltire, Saltorel, Scarpes, Shakefork, Tierce, Tressure

Shapes & Symbols: Ankh, Annulet, Billet, Card-Pique, Cartouche, Chi-Rho, Compass Rose, Compass Star, Cornice, Crampon, Cross (Charge), Cross Glandular, Delf, Ermine Spot, Escarbuncle, Escutcheon, Fer-a-loup, Fleam, Fret, Heart, Hexagon, Knot, Label, Labyrinth, Lozenge, Mascle, Masculyn, Mitsutomoe, Mullet, Musical Note, Nailpuller, Octagon, Pentagon, Rogacina, Roundel, Rustre, Schnecke, Snowflake, Spur-Rowel, Star of David, Triangle, Triquetra, Triskele, Triskelion, T’ai-chi, Umebachi, Vair Bell, Valknut, Well Frame, Wolves’ Teeth, Zule

The World & Heavens: Cloud, Comet, Crescent, Estoile, Flame, Flint, Goutte, Gurges, Lightning, Mistral, Moon, Mount, Mountain, Rainbow, Ray, Stone, Stream, Sun, Sunburst, Wind

Plants: Acanthus, Acorn, Apple, Ash, Ash Keys, Bamboo, Banana, Bean, Beanpod, Beech, Belladona, Birch, Broom, Bush, Cabbage, Carrot, Cherry, Chili Pepper, Chrysanthemum, Cinquefoil, Clove, Columbine, Créquier, Daffodil, Daisy, Dogwood, Elder, Fig, Fleur de Lys, Foil, Forget-Me-Not, Foxglove, Garlic, Geranium, Gillyflower, Grape, Hemp, Holly, Hop, Ivy, Jasmine, Laurel, Leek, Lily, Linden, Lotus, Magnolia, Mandrake, Maple, Mushroom, Nesselblatt, Oak, Olive, Onion, Orange, Palm, Pear, Peony, Pine, Pineapple, Plane, Pomegranate, Poppy, Pumpkin, Quatrefoil, Raddish, Rose, Rowan, Rue, Seeblatt, Sexfoil, Shamrock, Staff, Strawberry, Sunflower, Thistle, Thorns, Tiercefeuille, Tobacco, Tree, Trefoil, Trillium, Tulip, Turnip, Vegetable Lamb, Violet, Wheat, Willow

Invertebrates: Bee, Butterfly, Cicada, Cricket, Dragonfly, Ladybird, Mantis, Moth, Scorpion, Slug, Snail, Spider, Spiderweb, Stag Beetle, Wasp

Fishes: Barbel, Calamarie, Carp, Catfish, Chabot, Crab, Crayfish, Dolphin, Eel, Escallop, Fish, Flying Fish, Goldfish, Kraken, Lobster, Lucy, Manatee, Octopus, Polypus, Prawn, Sea-Boar, Sea-Dog, Sea-Dragon, Sea-Fox, Sea-Goat, Sea-Horse, Sea-Lion, Sea-Monster, Sea-Serpent, Sea-Tortoise, Sea-Wolf, Shark, Shell, Squid, Walrus, Whale, Whelk

Reptiles: Basilisk, Caldera Gringolada, Cockatrice, Dragon, Frog, Hydra, Lizard, Pithon, Rod of Asclepius, Salamander, Serpent, Snake, Tortoise, Wyvern

Birds: Auk, Bat, Bird, Cock, Cormorant, Coxcomb, Crane, Crow, Dove, Duck, Eagle, Egg, Falcon, Feather, Firebird, Flamingo, Goose, Hawk, Hen, Heron, Hummingbird, Magpie, Martlet, Moorcock, Ostrich, Owl, Peacock, Pelican, Penguin, Pheasant, Phoenix, Poppinjay, Raven, Reremouse, Simurgh, Swallow, Swan, Turkeycock, Vol, Wing, Wood Cock

Beasts: Allocamelus, Alphyn, Anteater, Antelope, Armadillo, Ass, Badger, Bagwyn, Bear, Beaver, Bison, Boar, Bog Beast, Buffalo, Bull, Calygreyhound, Camel, Cameleopard, Chameleon, Chatloup, Coney, Doe, Dog, Dogs, Domestic Cat, Elephant, Elk, Enfield, Fleece, Fox, Genet, Giraffe, Goat, Gorilla, Griffin, Hare, Hedgehog, Horse, Hyena, Ibex, Keythong, Lamb, Lion, Lynx, Monkey, Moose, Mouse, Musimon, Opossum, Otter, Ounce, Panther, Pawprint, Pegasus, Porcupine, Rabbit, Ram, Rat, Reindeer, Rhinoceros, Sheep, Shrew, Squirrel, Stag, Stoat, Tiger, Tyger, Unicorn, Wildcat, Wolf, Yale

Postures: Close, Couchant, Courant, Displayed, Erect, Glissant, Haurient, Migrant, Naiant, Passant, Rampant, Rising, Salient, Sejant, Statant, Striking, Tergiant, Volant

People: Angel, Arm, Beard, Bone, Breast, Centaur, Cherub, Death, Dextrochère, Eye, Fist, Foot, Footprint, Frauenadler, Hand, Harpy, Human, Janus, Knight, Lamia, Leg, Maiden, Man, Manticore, Melusine, Mermaid, Merman, Minotaur, Monk, Moor, Saracen, Savage, Seraph, Skeleton, Skull, Sole, Sphinx, Testicles, Tress, Triton, Viking

Farming, Fishing & Food: Amphora, Barnacles, Barrel, Beaker, Beehive, Bottle, Breadloaf, Bridle, Bucket, Carriage Frame, Cauldron, Chalice, Cheese, Churn, Cleaver, Clog, Cornucopia, Coulter, Crook, Cup, Drinking Horn, Eel Basket, Eel-Fork, Fan, Fence, Fetterlock, Fishhook, Flask, Fleshpot, Footed Pot, Fork, Funnel, Gate, Goblet, Grater, Gridiron, Harrow, Hoe, Horseshoe, Hunting Horn, Knife, Ladle, Mattock, Meat, Mill, Millrind, Millstone, Mortar, Peel, Pestle, Pitcher, Plow, Plowshare, Rake, Saddle, Salmon Spear, Saltcellar, Scythe, Sickle, Sieve, Spade, Spit, Spoon, Spur, Stirrup, Tankard, Trivet, Turning Cratch, Wagon, Wool-pack, Yoke

Military: Armor Stand, Arrow, Arrowhead, Bardiche, Battering Ram, Billhook, Bow, Breastplate, Broad-arrow, Caltrop, Camail, Cannon, Castle, Chaine Shot, Crampet, Crossbow, Dagger, Drawbridge, Gauntlet, Glaive, Grenade, Halberd, Hammer, Harpoon, Helm, Lance, Mace, Mail, Morion, Partisan, Pheon, Rapier, Scimitar, Sheaf, Shirt, Sling, Spear, Streitgabelklinge, Sword, Tower, Trident, Truncheon, Wall, Watchtower

Tools & Objects: Abacus, Adze, Alquerque Board, Altar, Anchor, Andirons, Angles, Anille, Anvil, Arch, Ark, Armillary Sphere, Aspergillum, Aspersorium, Astrolabe, Awl, Axe, Axe-Head, Bag, Bagpipe, Balance, Bascule, Basket, Bauble, Beacon, Bell, Bellows, Besom, Bobbin, Book, Boot, Breeches, Bridge, Broach, Brogue, Brooch, Buckle, Button, Bycocket, Caduceus, Calipers, Candelabrum, Candle, Candlestick, Cap, Caravel, Catherine Wheel, Chain, Chess Piece, Chest, Chisel, Clarion, Cloth, Cog-Wheel, Column, Comb, Compass, Coracle, Cornetto, Coronet, Crancelin, Cresset, Crown, Crozier, Cupping Glass, Cushion, Dice, Distaff, Dolmen, Domino, Drakkar, Drawknife, Drill, Drum, Drumstick, Dumbek, Eyeglasses, Flag, Flute, Fountain, Furison, Garter, Gemstone, Glove, Gonfalon, Grappling Iron, Grozing Iron, Harp, Hat, Hautboy, Heckle, Hod, Hood, Hose, Hourglass, House, Inkhorn, Joscelyn, Key, Ladder, Lamp, Lantern, Lighthouse, Lure, Lymphad, Lyre, Mallet, Mantle, Mask, Maunch, Menorah, Mirror, Mitten, Mjolnir, Morris Board, Mosaic Tablets, Nail, Needle, Oar, Obelisk, Orb, Organ Pipe, Padlock, Paintbrush, Park Pales, Paternoster, Pavilion, Pen, Penner, Pennon, Phial, Pliers, Plummet, Pouch, Press, Punner, Quill, Recorder, Ring, Rod, Rope, Rudder, Sail, Saw, Scissors, Scrip, Scroll, Sepulcher Stone, Shackle, Shears, Shoe, Shofar, Shuttle, Spindle, Square, Staircase, Staple, Stool, Table-Trestle, Tablet, Tambourine, Tassel, Thimble, Thread, Thyrsus, Tobacco Pipe, Torc, Torch, Torii, Torse, Trowel, Trumpet, Urinal, Viol, Violin, Water-Bouget, Water-Wheel, Well, Wheel, Wheel Hub, Wool Comb, Yarn