Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Gate

See also: Gate in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry; Gate (1) in Pennsic Traceable Art.

A moveable barrier. Drawn as a set of planks nailed together.

Gate (1) §

Default orientation: fesswise. Proper coloration: brown wood.

The period German arms of von Haxthausen (depicted in Siebmacher page 186) feature this charge, blazoned a “Wagenflechte,” which seems to be the name for a moveable panel or flap used to close a gap in the woven wicker side wall of a wagon.

Source: Heraldik-Wiki. Artist: Dorado. License: Public domain.

Gate (2) §

Default orientation: fesswise. Proper coloration: brown wood.

The period German arms of von Haxthausen (depicted in Siebmacher page 186) feature this charge, blazoned a “Wagenflechte,” which seems to be the name for a moveable panel or flap used to close a gap in the woven wicker side wall of a wagon.

Source: Wappenbuch der Arlberg-Bruderschaft. Artist: Vigil Raber. (Folio 84r.)