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 3,944 pages of illustrations grouped under 983 headings, and more are being added on a regular basis.

Compendia: Visual Catalog (259 pages, 84MB PDF), Print Edition (4,183 pages, 509MB PDF)
Image Files: High-res PNGs (640MB Zip), Vector SVGs (73MB Zip), Vector PDFs (102MB 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, Mailly, Masoned, Mullety, Papellony, Plumetty, Potent, Scaly, Semy, Vair

Field Divisions: All, Barry, Bendy, Chapé, Chaussé, Checky, Chevronelly, Gyronny, Lozengy, Orly, 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, Fret, Fylfot, Heart, Knot, Label, Labyrinth, Lozenge, Mascle, Masculyn, Mitsutomoe, Mullet, Nailpuller, Polygon, Rogacina, Roundel, Rustre, Schnecke, Snowflake, Spiral, 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, Crescents Conjoined In Pall Horns Outwards, Crescents Conjoined In Saltire Horns Outwards, Estoile, Flame, Flint, Goutte, Gurges, Lightning, Mistral, Moon, Mount, Mountain, Rainbow, Ray, Stone, Stream, Sun, Sunburst, Terrestrial Sphere, Thunderbolt, Wind, Zephyr

Plants: All, Acanthus, Acorn, Almond, Aloe Vera, Apple, Ash, Bamboo, Banana, Bean, Beech, Belladona, Birch, Branch, Broom, Bush, Cabbage, Carrot, Chaplet, Cherry, Chrysanthemum, Cinquefoil, Clove, Columbine, Créquier, Cucumber, Daffodil, Daisy, Dogwood, Ear, Eggplant, Elder, Fig, Fleur de Lys, Flower, Foil, Forget-Me-Not, Foxglove, Garb, Garlic, Geranium, Gillyflower, Gourd, Grape, Hazel, Hemp, Holly, Hop, Hurst, Ivy, Jasmine, Laurel, Leaf, Leek, Lemon, Lettuce, Lily, Linden, Lotus, Magnolia, Mandrake, Maple, Marigold, Mushroom, Nesselblatt, Nut, Oak, Octofoil, Olive, Onion, Orange, Palm, Pear, Peony, Pepper, Pine, Pineapple, Plane, Pomegranate, Poppy, Pumpkin, Quatrefoil, Radish, Rose, Rowan, Rue, Seeblatt, Sexfoil, Shamrock, Sheaf, Slip, 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, 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, Lure, Magpie, Martlet, Moorcock, Ostrich, Owl, Panache, Peacock, Pelican, Penguin, Pheasant, Phoenix, Poppinjay, Porphyrio, 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, Fool, Foot, Footprint, Frauenadler, Gorgon, Hand, Harpy, Human, Janus, Jawbone, 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, Knife, Ladle, Mash Rake, Meat, Mortar, Oven, Pan, Peel, Pestle, Pitcher, Pot, Salt Barrel, Saltcellar, Scoop, Sieve, Skimmer, Spit, Spoon, 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, Fillet, Garter, Glove, Hair Pin, Hat, Heckle, Hood, Hose, Joscelyn, Lucet, Mantle, Mask, Maunch, Mirror, Mitten, Needle, Niddy-Noddy, Paternoster, Peruke, Pouch, Quill, Ring, Scissors, Scrip, Shawl, Shears, Shoe, Shuttle, Spindle, Spool, Tablet, Tassel, Thimble, Thread, Torc, Torse, Veil, Wool Card, Wool Comb, Yarn, Yarn Swift

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, Nail, Pickaxe, Pliers, Plummet, Punner, Royne, Saw, Shave, Square, Staple, Strike, Trowel, Weight, Winde

Buildings: All, Altar, Andiron, Anille, Arch, Bascule, Bathtub, Beacon, Brazier, Bridge, Castle, Chair, Chest, Church, City, Column, Cresset, Dolmen, Door, 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, Bauble, Bell, Book, Bowling Pin, 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, Mjolnir, Mosaic Tablets, Musical Clef, Musical Note, Ombrellino, Organ Pipe, Paintbrush, Palette, Panpipe, Pen, Penbox, Penner, Polo Stick, Press, Psaltery, Recorder, Retort, Scroll, Shofar, Tambourine, Thyrsus, Trumpet, Urinal, Viol, Violin, Zither

Farming: All, Bag of Madder, Barnacles, Beehive, Bridle, Bucket, Carriage Frame, Clog, Coulter, Crook, Dart, Dovecote, Fan, Fence, Fer-a-loup, 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, Rope, 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, Mariner's Compass, 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, Chamber, Chamfron, 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, Scourge, Shield, Shirt, Sling, Solleret, Spanning Hook, Spear, Streitgabelklinge, Sword, Truncheon, War Hammer

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