Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

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The Book of Traceable Heraldic Art is a compilation of armorial illustrations intended to facilitate SCA device and badge design. There are currently 3,697 pages of illustrations grouped under 965 headings, and more are being added on a regular basis.

Compendia: Visual Catalog (241 pages, 78MB PDF), Print Edition (3,917 pages, 478MB PDF)
Image Files: High-res PNGs (578MB Zip), Vector SVGs (66MB Zip), Vector PDFs (87MB Zip)

Concise Index

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

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

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

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

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

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

Plants: All, Acanthus, Acorn, Almond, Apple, Ash, Bamboo, Banana, Bean, Beech, Belladona, Birch, Branch, Broom, Bush, Cabbage, Carrot, Chaplet, Cherry, Chrysanthemum, Cinquefoil, Clove, Columbine, Créquier, Daffodil, Daisy, Dogwood, Ear, Elder, Fig, Fleur de Lys, Flower, Foil, Forget-Me-Not, Foxglove, Garb, Garlic, Geranium, Gillyflower, Gourd, Grape, Hemp, Holly, Hop, Hurst, Ivy, Jasmine, Laurel, Leaf, Leek, Lemon, Lettuce, Lily, Linden, Lotus, Magnolia, Mandrake, Maple, Marigold, Mushroom, Nesselblatt, Oak, Olive, Onion, Orange, Palm, Pear, Peony, Pepper, Pine, Pineapple, Plane, Pomegranate, Poppy, Pumpkin, Quatrefoil, Radish, Rose, Roses, Rowan, Rue, Seeblatt, Sexfoil, Shamrock, Sheaf, Sprig, Staff, Stalk, Strawberry, Sunflower, Tabacco, Thistle, Thorns, Tiercefeuille, Tree, Trefoil, Trillium, Tulip, Turnip, Vegetable Lamb, Vine, Violet, Wheat, Willow, Wreath

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

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

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

Birds: All, Alerion, 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, Panache, Peacock, Pelican, Penguin, Pheasant, Phoenix, Poppinjay, Puffin, Raven, Reremouse, Simurgh, Stork, Swallow, Swan, Titmouse, Turkeycock, Vol, Wing, Wood Cock

Beasts: All, Allocamelus, Alphyn, Anteater, Antelope, Armadillo, Ass, Attire, Badger, Bagwyn, Bear, Beaver, Bison, Boar, Bog Beast, Buffalo, Bull, Calygreyhound, Camel, Cameleopard, Chameleon, Chatloup, Chimera, Coney, Doe, Dog, Domestic Cat, Elephant, Elk, Enfield, Eye, Fang, Fleece, Fox, Genet, Giraffe, Goat, Gorilla, Griffin, Hare, Hedgehog, Horn, Horse, Hyena, Ibex, Jambe, Keythong, Lamb, Lion, Lion-Serpent, Llama, Lynx, Massacre, Monkey, Moose, Mouse, Musimon, Opossum, Otter, Ounce, Panther, Pawprint, Pegasus, Porcupine, Rabbit, Racoon, Ram, Rat, Reindeer, Rhinoceros, Sheep, Shrew, Sow, Squirrel, Stag, Stoat, Tiger, Trunk, Tusk, 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: All, Angel, Arm, Beard, Bone, Breast, Centaur, Cherub, Death, Dextrochère, Fist, Foot, Footprint, Frauenadler, Gorgon, Hand, Harpy, Human, Janus, Jawbone, Jester, Knight, Lamia, Leg, Maiden, Man, Manticore, Melusine, Mermaid, Merman, Minotaur, Monk, Moor, Moustache, Saracen, Savage, Seraph, Skeleton, Skull, Sole, Sphinx, Testicles, Tress, Triton, Viking

Food: All, Amphora, Barrel, Beaker, Bottle, Bowl, Breadloaf, Cauldron, Chalice, Cheese, Churn, Cleaver, Cornucopia, Cup, Drinking Horn, Flask, Fleshpot, Fork, Funnel, Goblet, Grater, Gridiron, Ham, Jack, Knife, Ladle, Mash Rake, Meat, Mortar, Oven, Pan, Peel, Pestle, Pitcher, Pot, Salt Barrel, Saltcellar, Scoop, Sieve, Skimmer, Spit, Spoon, Spouted Pot, Tankard, Tripod, Trivet

Clothing: All, Angles, Bag, Bobbin, Boot, Breeches, Broach, Brogue, Brooch, Brush, Buckle, Button, Bycocket, Cap, Cloth, Coif, Comb, Crancelin, Crown, Distaff, Eyeglasses, Garter, Glove, Hair Pin, Hat, Heckle, Hood, Hose, Joscelyn, Lucet, Mantle, Mask, Maunch, Mirror, Mitten, Mummer’s Mask, Needle, Niddy-Noddy, Paternoster, Peruke, Pouch, Quill, Ring, Scissors, Scrip, Shawl, Shears, Shoe, Shuttle, Spindle, Spool, Tablet, Tassel, Thimble, Thread, Torc, Torse, Wool Card, Wool Comb, Yarn

Tools: All, Adze, Anvil, Awl, Axe, Axe-Head, Bellows, Block Plane, Calipers, Chisel, Compass, Drawknife, Drill, Float, Grindstone, Grozing Iron, Hammer, Hod, Ladder, Level, Mallet, Mjolnir, Nail, Pickaxe, Pliers, Plummet, Punner, Saw, Shave, Square, Staple, Strike, Trowel, Weight

Buildings: All, Altar, Andiron, Anille, Arch, Bascule, Bathtub, Beacon, Bridge, Castle, Chair, Chest, Church, City, Column, Cresset, Dolmen, Door Bolt, Drawbridge, Fountain, House, Keystone, Lighthouse, Lock Plate, Obelisk, Park Pales, Pavilion, Portcullis, Quoin, Sepulcher Stone, Siege Tower, Staircase, Stool, Table, Table-Trestle, Torii, Tower, Wall, Watchtower, Well, Windmill

Arts & Sciences: All, Abacus, Apothecary Jar, Ark, Armillary Sphere, Aspergillum, Aspersorium, Astrolabe, Athanor, Bagpipe, Balance, Basket, Bass Cornetto, Bauble, Bell, Book, Chess Piece, Clarion, Cornetto, Cow-Bell, Crozier, Cupping Glass, Dice, Domino, Drum, Drumstick, Dulcimer, Escroll, Fleam, Flute, Game Board, Golf Club, Harp, Hautboy, Inkhorn, Lute, Lyre, Mosaic Tablets, Musical Clef, Musical Note, Organ Pipe, Paintbrush, Palette, Panpipe, Pen, Penbox, Penner, Polo Stick, Press, Psaltry, Recorder, Retort, Scroll, Shofar, Tambourine, Thyrsus, Trumpet, Urinal, Viol, Violin, Zither

Farming: All, Bag of Madder, Barnacles, Beehive, Bridle, Bucket, Bucket and Rope, Carriage Frame, Clog, Coulter, Crook, Dart, Dovecote, Fan, Fence, Fetterlock, Gate, Hames, Harrow, Hay House, Hoe, Horseshoe, Hunting Horn, Mattock, Mill, Millrind, Millstone, Pitchfork, Plow, Plowshare, Pole Axe, Pommel, Pruning Hook, Pruning Knife, Rake, Saddle, Scythe, Shovel, Sickle, Snaffle-Bit, Spade, Spur, Stirrup, Tub, Turning Cratch, Wagon, Wool-Pack, Yoke

Ships & Fishing: All, Anchor, Caravel, Coracle, Drakkar, Eel Basket, Eel-Fork, Fishhook, Grappling Iron, Harpoon, Lymphad, Oar, Oarlock, Rod, Rowboat, Rudder, Sail, Salmon Spear, Trident, Trireme, Whistle

Military: All, Archery Target, Armor Stand, Arrow, Arrowhead, Battering Ram, Battle Axe, Billhook, Bird-Blunt, Bow, Breastplate, Broad-arrow, Caltrop, Camail, Cannon, Chaine Shot, Club, Crampet, Cranequin, Cronel, Crossbow, Cuisse, Cutlass, Dagger, Elbow Guard, Falchion, Fasces, Fireball, Gauntlet, Glaive, Goats Foot Lever, Grenade, Halberd, Handgun Rest, Helm, Lance, Mace, Mail, Morion, Musket, Partisan, Pauldron, Petronel, Pheon, Pole-Cannon, Quintain, Quiver, Rapier, Rocket, Scabbard, Scaling Ladder, Scimitar, Shield, Shirt, Sling, Solleret, Spear, Streitgabelklinge, Sword, Truncheon, War Hammer, Wheel

Assorted Objects: All, Banner, Besom, Bowling Pin, Candelabrum, Candle, Candlestick, Catherine Wheel, Chain, Cog-Wheel, Cushion, Firebrand, Furison, Gemstone, Gonfalon, Hook, Hourglass, Key, Lamp, Lantern, Lure, Menorah, Orb, Padlock, Pennon, Phial, Razor, Rope, Shackle, Sledge, Smoking Pipe, Standard, Strongbox, Torch, Vase, Water-Bouget, Water-Wheel