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 2,492 pages of illustrations, and more are being added on a regular basis.

Compendia: Print Edition (2,569 pages, 312MB PDF), Abridged Edition (2,425 pages, 375MB PDF)
Image Files: High-res PNGs (556MB Zip), Vector SVGs (95MB Zip), Vector PDFs (57MB Zip)

Concise Index

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

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

Field Divisions: Barry, Barry Bendy, Bendy, Chapé, Chaussé, Checky, Chevronelly, Chief, Dovetailed, 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-Pale, Cross, Dance, Fess, Flaunches, Gore, Gusset, Gyron, Orle, Pale, Pall, Pallets, Pile, 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), Delf, Ermine Spot, Escarbuncle, Escutcheon, Fer-a-loup, Fleam, Fleur de Lys, Fountain, Fret, Heart, Hexagon, Knot, Label, Labyrinth, Lozenge, Mascle, Mullet, Musical Note, Nailpuller, Nesselblatt, Octagon, Pentagon, Roundel, Rustre, Schnecke, Snowflake, Spur-Rowel, Star of David, Tomoe, Triangle, Triquetra, Triskele, Triskelion, T’ai-chi, Umebachi, Vair Bell, Valknut, Well Frame, Wolves’ Teeth

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

Plants: Acanthus, Acorn, Apple, Ash, Bamboo, Banana, Beanpod, Beech, Birch, Branch, Broom, Bush, Carrot, Cherry, Chrysanthemum, Cinquefoil, Columbine, Créquier, Daffodil, Daisy, Dogwood, Ear, Elder, Fig, Foil, Forget-Me-Not, Foxglove, Garb, Garlic, Geranium, Gillyflower, Grape, Hemp, Holly, Hop, Hurst, Ivy, Jasmine, Laurel, Leaf, Leek, Lily, Linden, Lotus, Magnolia, Mandrake, Maple, Mushroom, Oak, Olive, Onion, Orange, Pear, Peony, Pine, Pineapple, Plane, Pomegranate, Poppy, Pumpkin, Quatrefoil, Raddish, Rose, Rowan, Rue, Seeblatt, Shamrock, Sheaf, Sprig, Staff, Stalk, Strawberry, Sunflower, Thistle, Thorns, Tree, Trefoil, Trillium, Tulip, Turnip, Vegetable Lamb, Vine, Violet, Wheat, Willow, Wreath

Invertebrates: Bee, Butterfly, Cricket, Dragonfly, Ladybird, Mantis, Scorpion, Shell, 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, Sea-Dog, Sea-Dragon, Sea-Fox, Sea-Goat, Sea-Horse, Sea-Lion, Sea-Monster, Sea-Serpent, Sea-Tortoise, Sea-Wolf, Shark, Squid, Tail, Whale, Whelk

Reptiles: Basilisk, Cockatrice, Dragon, Frog, Hydra, Lizard, Pithon, Salamander, Serpent, Snake, Tortoise, Wyvern

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

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

Postures: At Gaze, Close, Clymant, Couchant, Courant, Dormant, Enraged, Erect, Glissant, Haurient, Herissony, Lodged, Migrant, Naiant, Passant, Rampant, Rising, Salient, Segreant, Sejant, Springing, Statant, Striking, Tergiant, Trippant, Undulant, Volant

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

Tools & Objects: Abacus, Adze, Alquerque Board, Altar, Amphora, Anchor, Andirons, Angles, Anille, Anvil, Arch, Armillary Sphere, Armor Stand, Arrow, Arrowhead, Aspersorium and Aspergillum, Astrolabe, Awl, Axe, Axe-Head, Bag, Bagpipe, Balance, Barnacles, Barrel, Bascule, Battering Ram, Bauble, Beacon, Beehive, Bell, Bellows, Besom, Billhook, Bobbin, Book, Boot, Bottle, Bow, Breadloaf, Breastplate, Breeches, Bridge, Bridle, Broach, Broad-arrow, Bucket, Buckle, Butter Churn, Button, Caduceus, Calipers, Caltrop, Camail, Candelabrum, Candle, Candlestick, Cannon, Cap, Caravel, Castle, Catherine Wheel, Cauldron, Chain, Chaine Shot, Chalice, Cheese, Chess Piece, Clarion, Cleaver, Clog, Cloth, Club, Cog-Wheel, Column, Comb, Compass, Coracle, Cornetto, Cornucopia, Coronet, Crampet, Crancelin, Crook, Crossbow, Crown, Crozier, Cup, Cupping Glass, Cushion, Dagger, Dice, Distaff, Domino, Drakkar, Drinking Horn, Drum, Drumstick, Dumbek, Eel Basket, Eel-Fork, Fan, Fence, Fetterlock, Fishhook, Flag, Flask, Fleshpot, Flute, Furison, Garter, Gate, Gauntlet, Gemstone, Glove, Gonfalon, Grappling Iron, Grenade, Hammer, Harp, Harpoon, Harrow, Hat, Hautboy, Helm, Hod, Hoe, Horseshoe, Hourglass, House, Hunting Horn, Joscelyn, Key, Knife, Ladder, Lamp, Lance, Lantern, Lighthouse, Lure, Lymphad, Lyre, Mace, Mail, Mallet, Mask, Mattock, Maunch, Meat, Menorah, Mill, Millrind, Millstone, Mjolnir, Morion, Morris Board, Mortar, Nail, Needle, Oar, Obelisk, Orb, Organ Pipe, Padlock, Paintbrush, Park Pales, Paternoster, Pavilion, Peel, Pen, Penner and Inkhorn, Pennon, Pestle, Pheon, Phial, Pitcher, Pliers, Plow, Plummet, Portcullis, Pouch, Punner, Rake, Rapier, Recorder, Ring, Rod, Rope, Rudder, Saddle, Sail, Salmon Spear, Saltcellar, Scimitar, Scissors, Scrip, Scroll, Scythe, Shackle, Shears, Shirt, Shoe, Shofar, Shuttle, Sickle, Sling, Spade, Spear, Spindle, Spit, Spool, Spoon, Spur, Square, Staple, Stirrup, Stocking, Stool, Streitgabelklinge, Sword, Tabacco Pipe, Table-Trestle, Tankard, Tassel, Thimble, Thread, Thyrsus, Torc, Torch, Torii, Torse, Tower, Trident, Tripod, Trivet, Trumpet, Truncheon, Violin, Wagon, Wall, Water-Bouget, Water-Wheel, Well, Wheel, Wheel of Fortune, Wool-pack, Yarn, Yoke

Letters: Letter

Achievement Elements: Motto Scroll, Ribbon