Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Chaussé

Unequal field division. Must use two contrasting tinctures.

Chaussé §

The central area is blazoned first, then the corners, as “tincture chaussé tincture.” Term is French, suggesting the lower corners are “shod.” Corners are typically not charged. Issues from chief corners of device and reaches the center base. Similar to a pile throughout, but stretches the full width of the chief and is treated as a field division rather than a charge.

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Chaussé Ployé §

The central area is blazoned first, then the corners, as “tincture chaussé ployé tincture.” Term is

French, suggesting the lower corners are “shod.” Corners are typically not charged. Issues from chief corners of device and reaches the center base. Similar to a pile throughout, but stretches the full width of the chief and is treated as a field division rather than a charge.

Device PNG, SVG, PDF
Badge PNG, SVG, PDF
Page 3.133 PDF, PNG