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 2,112 pages of illustrations, and more are being added on a regular basis.

Traceables: Individual Volumes, Print Edition (2,173 pages, 264MB PDF), Abridged Edition (2,037 pages, 298MB PDF)
Image Files: High-resolution PNG Files (574MB Zip), SVG Vector Files (201MB Zip) PDF Vector Files (51MB Zip)

Concise Index

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

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

Field Divisions: Barry, Barry Bendy, Bendy, Chapé, Chaussé, Checky, Chevronelly, Chief, Gyronny, Lozengy, Lozengy Barry, 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, Compass Rose, Compass Star, Cornice, Crampon, Cross (Charge), Delf, Ermine Spot, Escarbuncle, Escutcheon, Fer-a-loup, Fleam, Fleur de Lys, Fret, Heart, Knot, Label, Labyrinth, Letter, Lozenge, Mascle, Mullet, Musical Note, Nesselblatt, Octagon, Roundel, Rune, Rustre, Schnecke, Snowflake, Spur-Rowel, Star of David, T'ai-chi, Tomoe, Triangle, Triquetra, Triskele, Triskelion, Vair Bell, Valknut, Well Frame, Wolves' Teeth

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

Plants: Acanthus, Acorn, Apple, Ash, Bamboo, Beanpod, Beech, Birch, Branch, Bush, Carrot, Cherry, Chrysanthemum, Cinquefoil, Columbine, Daffodil, Daisy, Dogwood, Ear, Elder, Fig, Foil, Foxglove, Garb, Garlic, Gillyflower, Grape, Hemp, Holly, Hop, Hurst, Ivy, Jasmine, Laurel, Leaf, Leek, Lily, Linden, Lotus, Maple, Mushroom, Oak, Olive, Orange, Pear, Peony, Pine, Pineapple, Plane, Pomegranate, Poppy, Pumpkin, Quatrefoil, Radish, Rose, Rowan, Rue, Seeblatt, Shamrock, Sheaf, Sprig, Staff, Stalk, Strawberry, Sunflower, Thistle, Thorn, Tree, Trefoil, Trillium, Tulip, Turnip, Vegetable Lamb, Vine, Violet, Wheat, Willow, Wreath

Invertebrates: Bee, Cricket, Dragonfly, Ladybug, Mantis, Scorpion, Shell, Slug, Snail, Spider, Spiderweb, Stag Beetle, Wasp

Fishes: Barbel, Calamarie, Carp, Catfish, Chabot, Crab, Dolphin, Eel, Escallop, Fish, Goldfish, Kraken, Lobster, Manatee, Octopus, Polypus, Sea-Dog, Sea-Dragon, Sea-Goat, Sea-Horse, Sea-Lion, Sea-Monster, Sea-Serpent, Sea-Tortoise, Sea-Wolf, Shark, Squid, Tail, Whale, Whelk, Wings

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

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

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

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

Tools & Objects: Abacus, Adze, Alquerque Board, Altar, Amphora, Anchor, Angles, Anille, Anvil, Arabian Lamp, Arch, Armillary Sphere, Armor Stand, Arrow, Arrowhead, Astrolabe, Awl, Axe, Axe-Head, Bag, Bagpipe, Balance, Barnacles, Barrel, Bascule, Battering Ram, Bauble, Beacon, Beehive, Bell, Bellows, Billhook, 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 Bishop, Chess Knight, Chess Rook, Clarion, Clog, Club, Cog-Wheel, Column, Coracle, Cornucopia, Coronet, Crampet, Crancelin, Crook, Crossbow, Crown, Crozier, Cup, Cushion, Dagger, Dice, Distaff, Domino, Drakkar, Drinking Horn, Drum, Drumstick, Dumbek, Eel Basket, Eel-Fork, Fan, Fence, Fetterlock, Fishhook, Flag, Flask, Fleshpot, Flute, Fountain, Furison, Garter, Gate, Gauntlet, Gonfalon, Grenade, Hammer, Harp, Harrow, Hat, Hautboy, Helm, Hod, Hoe, Horseshoe, Hourglass, House, Hunting Horn, Joscelyn, Key, Knife, Lance, Lantern, Lighthouse, Lure, Lymphad, Lyre, Mace, Mail, Mallet, Mask, Mattock, Maunch, Meat, Menorah, Millrind, Millstone, Mjolnir, Morion, Morris Board, Mortar, Motto Scroll, Nail, Needle, Obelisk, Orb, Organ Pipe, Padlock, Paintbrush, Paternoster, Pavilion, Pen, Penner and Inkhorn, Pennon, Pestle, Pheon, Phial, Pitcher, Pliers, Plow, Plummet, Portcullis, Pouch, Punner, Rapier, Recorder, Ribbon, Rod, Rope, Rudder, Saddle, Salmon Spear, Saltcellar, Scimitar, Scissors, Scroll, Scythe, Shackle, Shears, Shirt, Shoe, Shofar, Shuttle, Sickle, Sling, Sole, Spade, Spade-Iron, Spear, Spearhead, Spindle, Spit, Spool, Spoon, Spur, Square, Staple, Stirrup, Stirrups, Stocking, Stool, Sword, Table-Trestle, Tankard, Tassel, Thimble, Thread, Thyrsus, Torc, Torch, Torii, Torse, Tower, Trident, Tripod, Trivet, Trumpet, Truncheon, Untitled 14.52, Violin, Wagon, Wall, Water-Bouget, Water-Wheel, Well, Wheel, Wool-pack, Yarn, Yoke