Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Rod

Cloth Hung Over A Rod §

A mantle, towel, or other piece of cloth draped over a stick.

No default orientation. No proper coloration.

Source: Two Tudor Books of Arms. Artist: Robert Cooke. (From page 111, arms of Imperator de Saldach.)

Rod §

A smooth wooden cylinder, like a dowel or undecorated staff.

Default orientation: Palewise. Proper coloration: brown wood.

Bundle of Rods §

A smooth wooden cylinder, like a dowel or undecorated staff.

Default orientation: Palewise. Proper coloration: brown wood.

Source: Insignia Nobilium Veronensium, Vicentinorum. Artist unknown. (From the arms of Ferro, folio 83.) Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.