Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Bow

See also: Bow in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

A tool for projecting arrows, typically made of wood or horn and string and sinew.

Bow (1) §

May be blazoned a “longbow.”

Default orientation: palewise, shooting to dexter, or when fesswise, shooting to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown.

Bow (2) §

May be blazoned a “longbow.”

Default orientation: palewise, shooting to dexter, or when fesswise, shooting to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Bow (3) §

May be blazoned a “longbow.”

Default orientation: palewise, shooting to dexter, or when fesswise, shooting to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux.

Bow (4) §

May be blazoned a “longbow.”

Default orientation: palewise, shooting to dexter, or when fesswise, shooting to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux.

Bow (5) §

Default orientation: palewise, shooting to dexter, or when fesswise, shooting to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Insignia Urbium Italiae Septentrionalis. Artist: Unknown. (Found in the arms of de Archix.)

Bow (6) §

Default orientation: palewise, shooting to dexter, or when fesswise, shooting to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Von Den Fürsten Grauen, Herren. Adapted by Iago ab Adam.

Bow (7) §

Default orientation: palewise, shooting to dexter, or when fesswise, shooting to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Wappenbuch der Arlberg-Bruderschaft. Artist: Vigil Raber. (Folio 447.)

Bow With An Arrow Nocked §

May be blazoned a “longbow.”

Default orientation: palewise, shooting to dexter, or when fesswise, shooting to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Drawn Bow With An Arrow Nocked §

May be blazoned a “longbow.”

Default orientation: palewise, shooting to dexter, or when fesswise, shooting to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.