Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Chevron

See also: Chevron in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

Chevron (1) §

Device
Badge
Lozenge
Round

Central ordinary. Must issue from sides of device. Must be centered on the fess line, except if shifted up or down to accommodate secondary charges. Angle may be narrower or wider than 90°.

The thickness of each arm is typically between a third to a fifth of the width of the device.

This is a thick chevron suitable for bearing charges.

Chevron (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. Must issue from sides of device. Must be centered on the fess line, except if shifted up or down to accommodate secondary charges. Angle may be narrower or wider than 90°.

The thickness of each arm is typically between a third to a fifth of the width of the device.

This is a medium-width chevron.

Chevron (3) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. Must issue from sides of device. Must be centered on the fess line, except if shifted up or down to accommodate secondary charges. Angle may be narrower or wider than 90°.

The thickness of each arm is typically between a third to a fifth of the width of the device.

This is a skinny chevron.

Chevron (4) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. Must issue from sides of device. Must be centered on the fess line, except if shifted up or down to accommodate secondary charges. Angle may be narrower or wider than 90°.

The thickness of each arm is typically between a third to a fifth of the width of the device.

This is a flatter chevron.

Chevron (5) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. Must issue from sides of device. Must be centered on the fess line, except if shifted up or down to accommodate secondary charges. Angle may be narrower or wider than 90°.

The thickness of each arm is typically between a third to a fifth of the width of the device.

This is a steeper chevron.

Chevron (6) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. Must issue from sides of device. Must be centered on the fess line, except if shifted up or down to accommodate secondary charges. Angle may be narrower or wider than 90°.

The thickness of each arm is typically between a third to a fifth of the width of the device.

This is a flatter chevron.

Chevron (7) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. Must issue from sides of device. Must be centered on the fess line, except if shifted up or down to accommodate secondary charges. Angle may be narrower or wider than 90°.

The thickness of each arm is typically between a third to a fifth of the width of the device.

This is a flatter chevron.

Chevron Checky §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. This ordinary is separated into alternating squares of contrasting tinctures.

Chevron Compony §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. This ordinary is separated into alternating squares of contrasting tinctures.

Chevron Cotised (1) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary cotised. Also blazoned a “chevron between couple-closes.”

Chevron Cotised (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary cotised. Also blazoned a “chevron between couple-closes.”

Chevron Cotised (3) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary cotised. Also blazoned a “chevron between couple-closes.”

Chevron Couched From Dexter §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Chevron Couched From Sinister §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Two Chevrons Couched and Braced §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Chevron Embattled Counter-Embattled §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Chevron Enarched Conjoined To A Chevron §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Source: The Accedence of Armorie. Artist unknown. (Folio 105v.)

Chevron Engrailed (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Source: Fenwick Roll. Artist unknown Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Chevron Flory at the Point §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Chevron Humetty §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. The term "humetty" indicates that edges of the ordinary are couped parallel to the border of the field.

Chevron Inverted (1) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. Must issue from sides of device. Must be centered on the fess line, except if shifted up or down to accommodate secondary charges. Angle may be narrower or wider than 90°. The thickness of each arm is typically between a third to a fifth of the width of the device.

Chevron Inverted (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. Must issue from sides of device. Must be centered on the fess line, except if shifted up or down to accommodate secondary charges. Angle may be narrower or wider than 90°. The thickness of each arm is typically between a third to a fifth of the width of the device.

Chevron Inverted (3) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. Must issue from sides of device. Must be centered on the fess line, except if shifted up or down to accommodate secondary charges. Angle may be narrower or wider than 90°. The thickness of each arm is typically between a third to a fifth of the width of the device.

Chevron Inverted (4) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. Must issue from sides of device. Must be centered on the fess line, except if shifted up or down to accommodate secondary charges. Angle may be narrower or wider than 90°. The thickness of each arm is typically between a third to a fifth of the width of the device.

Chevron Inverted (5) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. Must issue from sides of device. Must be centered on the fess line, except if shifted up or down to accommodate secondary charges. Angle may be narrower or wider than 90°. The thickness of each arm is typically between a third to a fifth of the width of the device.

Chevron Inverted Cotised (1) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Chevron Inverted Cotised (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Chevron Inverted Fimbriated (1) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Chevron Inverted Fimbriated (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Chevron Fracted and Inverted §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Chevron Inverted Rompu (1) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Chevron Inverted Rompu (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Chevron Of Chain §

Device
Badge

An ordinary formed of chain links.

Chevron Inverted Of Chain §

Device
Badge

An ordinary formed of chain links.