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 3,321 pages of illustrations, and more are being added on a regular basis.

Compendia: Print Edition (3,464 pages, 354MB PDF)
Image Files: High-res PNGs (939MB Zip), Vector SVGs (167MB Zip), Vector PDFs (92MB 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, 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: All, 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: 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, Fleam, Fret, Heart, Knot, Label, Labyrinth, Lozenge, Mascle, Masculyn, Mitsutomoe, Mullet, Nailpuller, Orthodox Cross, Polygon, 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: All, Cloud, Comet, Crescent, Estoile, Flame, Flint, Goutte, Gurges, Lightning, Mistral, Moon, Mount, Mountain, Rainbow, Ray, Stone, Stream, Sun, Sunburst, Wind

Plants: All, Acanthus, Acorn, Almond, Apple, Ash, Ash Keys, Bamboo, Banana, Bean, Beanpod, Beech, Belladona, Birch, Broom, Bush, Cabbage, Carrot, Cherry, Chrysanthemum, Cinquefoil, Clove, Columbine, Créquier, Daffodil, Daisy, Dogwood, Elder, Fig, Fleur de Lys, Flower, Foil, Forget-Me-Not, Foxglove, Garlic, Geranium, Gillyflower, Grape, Hemp, Holly, Hop, Ivy, Jasmine, Laurel, Leek, Lemon, 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, Rowan, Rue, Seeblatt, Sexfoil, Shamrock, Staff, Strawberry, Sunflower, Tabacco, Thistle, Thorns, Tiercefeuille, Tree, Trefoil, Trillium, Tulip, Turnip, Vegetable Lamb, Violet, Wheat, Willow

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, Walrus, Whale, Whelk

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

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

Beasts: All, Allocamelus, Alphyn, Anteater, Antelope, Armadillo, Ass, Badger, Bagwyn, Bear, Beaver, Bison, Boar, Bog Beast, Buffalo, Bull, Calygreyhound, Camel, Cameleopard, Chameleon, Chatloup, Chimera, Coney, Doe, Dog, Domestic Cat, Elephant, Elk, Enfield, Fang, Fleece, Fox, Fox Salient, 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, Racoon, Ram, Rat, Reindeer, Rhinoceros, Sheep, Shrew, Squirrel, Stag, Stoat, Tiger, 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, Eye, Fist, Foot, Footprint, Frauenadler, Gorgon, Hand, Harpy, Human, Janus, Jawbone, Knight, Lamia, Leg, Maiden, Man, Manticore, Melusine, Mermaid, Merman, Minotaur, Monk, Moor, Saracen, Savage, Seraph, Skeleton, Skull, Sole, Sphinx, Testicles, Tress, Triton, Viking

Food & Farming: All, Amphora, Barnacles, Barrel, Beaker, Beehive, Bottle, Breadloaf, Bridle, Bucket, Carriage Frame, Cauldron, Chalice, Cheese, Churn, Cleaver, Clog, Cornucopia, Coulter, Crook, Cup, Dovecote, Drinking Horn, Fan, Fence, Fetterlock, Flask, Fleshpot, Fork, Funnel, Gate, Goblet, Grater, Gridiron, Ham, Harrow, Hay House, Hoe, Horseshoe, Hunting Horn, Jack, Knife, Ladle, Mash Rake, Mattock, Meat, Mill, Millrind, Millstone, Mortar, Pan, Peel, Pestle, Pitcher, Pitchfork, Plow, Plowshare, Pommel, Pot, Rake, Saddle, Saltcellar, Scoop, Scythe, Shovel, Sickle, Sieve, Snaffle-Bit, Spade, Spit, Spoon, Spouted Pot, Spur, Stirrup, Tankard, Trident, Trivet, Tub, Turning Cratch, Wagon, Wool-pack, Yoke

Clothing: All, Angles, Bag, Bobbin, Boot, Breeches, Broach, Brogue, Brooch, Buckle, Button, Bycocket, Cap, Cloth, Coif, Comb, Coronet, Crancelin, Crown, Distaff, Eyeglasses, Garter, Glove, Hat, Heckle, Hood, Hose, Joscelyn, Lucet, Mantle, Mask, Maunch, Mirror, Mitten, Needle, Niddy-Noddy, Paternoster, Peruke, Pouch, Quill, Ring, Scissors, Scrip, Shears, Shoe, Shuttle, Spindle, 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, Grozing Iron, Hammer, Hod, Ladder, Level, Mallet, Mjolnir, Nail, Pickaxe, Pliers, Plummet, Punner, Saw, Square, Staple, Trowel, Weight

Buildings: All, Altar, Andirons, Anille, Arch, Bascule, Beacon, Bridge, Castle, Chair, Chest, 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-Trestle, Torii, Tower, Wall, Watchtower, Well, Windmill

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

Military: All, Armor Stand, Arrow, Arrowhead, Battering Ram, Battle Axe, Billhook, Bird-Blunt, Bow, Breastplate, Broad-arrow, Caltrop, Camail, Cannon, Chaine Shot, Club, Crampet, Cronel, Crossbow, Cutlass, Dagger, Elbow Guard, Gauntlet, Glaive, Grenade, Halberd, Helm, Lance, Mace, Mail, Morion, Partisan, Pheon, Quintain, Rapier, Scimitar, Sheaf, Shirt, Sling, Spear, Streitgabelklinge, Sword, Truncheon, War Hammer

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

Assorted Objects: All, Banner, Besom, Bowling Pin, Caduceus, 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, Smoking Pipe, Strongbox, Torch, Vase, Water-Bouget, Water-Wheel