Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Chapé

Unequal field division. Must use two contrasting tinctures.

The central area is blazoned first, then the corners, as “tincture chapé tincture.”

Chapé §

Term is French, suggesting the upper corners are “cloaked” or “mantled.” Corners are typically not charged. Issues from sides of device and reaches the center chief. Equivalent to “per chevron throughout.”

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Chapé Ployé §

Term is

French, suggesting the upper corners are “cloaked” or “mantled.” Corners are typically not charged. Issues from sides of device and reaches the center chief.

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