Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art


The Book of Traceable Heraldic Art is a compilation of armorial illustrations intended to facilitate SCA device and badge design. There are currently 938 pages of illustrations, and more are being added on a regular basis.

Download: Individual Volumes, Complete Edition (PDF, 979 pages), Abridged Edition (PDF, 853 pages)

Concise Index

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

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

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

Ordinaries: Bars, Bars Gemel, Base, Bend, Bend Sinister, Bendlets, Bendlets Enhanced, Bordure, Canton, Chevron, Chevron Inverted, Chevronels, Chevronels Inverted, Chief, Chief-Pale, Cross, Cross Double Parted, Cross Triply Parted, Dance, Fess, Flaunches, Gore, Gusset, Gyron, Orle, Pale, Pall, Pall Inverted, Pallets, Pile, Pile Inverted, Point Pointed, Saltire, Tierce, Tressure

Shapes & Symbols: Annulet, Baton, Billet, Cartouche, Chevron Couped, Cloud, Comet, Cornice, Crampon, Crescent, Cross Couped, Delf, Ermine Spot, Escarbuncle, Escutcheon, Estoile, Fer-a-loup, Flame, Fleam, Fleur de Lys, Fret, Goutte, Gurges, Heart, Knot, Label, Letter, Lozenge, Mascle, Mount, Mountain, Mullet, Octagon, Pall Couped, Rainbow, Rustre, Saltorel, Schnecke, Shakefork, Snowflake, Spur-Rowel, Sun, Sunburst, Triangle, Trimount, Triquetra, Triskele, Vair Bell, Valknut

Tools & Objects: Abacus, Adze, Alquerque Board, Altar, Amphora, Anchor, Anvil, Arch, Arrow, Arrowhead, Astrolabe, Awl, Axe, Bag, Battering Ram, Bell, Bellows, Book, Bottle, Bow, Broach, Broad-arrow, Bucket, Calipers, Catherine Wheel, Cauldron, Chain, Chaine Shot, Chalice, Chess Rook, Crossbow, Fetterlock, Fleshpot, Hammer, Handle, Harp, Harrow, Helm, Horn, Horseshoe, Joscelyn, Key, Lance, Lure, Lymphad, Mallet, Maunch, Millrind, Morris Board, Orb, Pavilion, Pennon, Pheon, Plow, Plummet, Portcullis, Pouch, Recorder, Rope, Saddle, Saltcellar, Scimitar, Scissors, Scroll, Sheaf, Shears, Shoe, Shofar, Sole, Spade, Spear, Spearhead, Spool, Spoon, Spur, Square, Staff, Stirrups, Sword, Tankard, Thread, Torc, Torch, Torse, Tower, Trestle, Trivet, Trumpet, Water-Bouget, Wheel, Wool-pack, Yarn

Plants: Acorn, Apple, Ash, Beech, Birch, Bush, Carrot, Cinquefoil, Daffodil, Daisy, Ear, Elder, Elderberry, Foil, Foxglove, Garb, Garlic, Hemp, Holly, Hurst, Ivy, Laurel, Leaf, Leek, Lily, Lotus, Lotus Flower In Profile, Maple, Mushroom, Oak, Orange, Pine, Plane, Pomegranate, Pumpkin, Quatrefoil, Radish, Rose, Rowan, Rue, Seeblatt, Shamrock, Sprig, Stalk, Strawberry, Thistle, Thorn, Tree, Trefoil, Trillium, Tulip, Violet, Wheat, Willow, Wreath

People & Animals: Angel, Arm, Armadillo, Badger, Barbel, Bat, Bear, Bear's Head, Beard, Bee, Bird, Boar, Boar's Head, Breast, Bull, Bull's Head, Calamarie, Calygreyhound, Camel, Cameleopard, Centaur, Cockatrice, Dolphin, Eagle, Elephant, Escallop, Falcon, Fish, Foot, Footprint, Fox, Fox's Mask, Frog, Giraffe, Greyhound, Griffin, Hand, Hen, Horse, Human, Human Head, Hydra, Knight, Kraken, Lion, Lizard, Maiden, Man, Man's Head, Manatee, Martlet, Melusine, Mermaid, Monkey, Moor, Musimon, Octopus, Otter, Owl, Pegasus, Phoenix, Pithon, Polypus, Porcupine, Reremouse, Savage, Sea-Lion, Serpent, Shark, Shell, Snail, Sphinx, Spider, Spiderweb, Squid, Stag, Tiger, Tiger's Head, Tortoise, Tyger, Unicorn, Unicorn Head, Vol, Wasp, Weasel, Whale, Whelk, Wings, Wolf, Wolf's Head, Wyvern, Yale