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 3,564 pages of illustrations, and more are being added on a regular basis.

Compendia: Visual Catalog (184 pages, 59MB PDF), Print Edition (3,721 pages, 457MB PDF)
Image Files: High-res PNGs (1,016MB Zip), Vector SVGs (174MB Zip), Vector PDFs (95MB 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, an Annulet, An Anulet, Ankh, Annulet, Billet, Card-Pique, Cartouche, Celtic Cross Equal, 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

Plants: All, Acanthus, Acorn, Almond, Apple, Ash, Ash Keys, Bamboo, Banana, Bean, Beanpod, Beech, Belladona, Birch, Branch, Broom, Bush, Cabbage, Calla Lily, 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, 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, Rowan, Rue, Seeblatt, Sexfoil, Shamrock, Sprig, Staff, 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, Domestic Cat’s Eye, Elephant, Elk, Enfield, Fang, Fleece, Fox, Genet, Giraffe, Goat, Gorilla, Griffin, Hare, Hedgehog, Horn, Horse, Hyena, Ibex, Jambe, Keythong, Lamb, Lion, Lion-Serpent, Lynx, Massacre, Monkey, Moose, Mouse, Musimon, Opossum, Otter, Ounce, Panther, Pawprint, Pegasus, Porcupine, Rabbit, Racoon, Ram, Rat, Reindeer, Rhinoceros, Sheep, Shrew, 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, Eye, 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 & Farming: All, Amphora, Bag of Madder, Barnacles, Barrel, Beaker, Beehive, Bottle, Bowl, 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, Hames, Harrow, Hay House, Hoe, Horseshoe, Hunting Horn, Jack, Knife, Ladle, Mash Rake, Mattock, Meat, Mill, Millrind, Millstone, Mortar, Oven, Pan, Peel, Pestle, Pitcher, Pitchfork, Plow, Plowshare, Pommel, Pot, Rake, Saddle, Saltcellar, Scoop, Scythe, Shovel, Sickle, Sieve, Skimmer, Snaffle-Bit, Spade, Spit, Spoon, Spouted Pot, Spur, Stirrup, Tankard, Tripod, Trivet, Tub, Turning Cratch, Wagon, Wool-Pack, Wool-pack, Yoke

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, Netting Shuttle, Niddy-Noddy, Paternoster, Peruke, Pouch, Quill, Ring, Scissors, Scrip, Shawl, 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, 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, Andirons, Anille, Arch, Bascule, Beacon, Bridge, Castle, Castle of One Tower, 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, Escroll, Fleam, 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, 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, Dart, 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 Axe, Pole-Cannon, Quintain, Quiver, Rapier, Rocket, Scabbard, Scaling Ladder, Scimitar, Sheaf, Shield, Shirt, Sling, Solleret, Spear, Streitgabelklinge, Sword, Truncheon, War Hammer

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

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, Strongbox, Torch, Vase, Water-Bouget, Water-Wheel, Wheel