Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Staff

See also: Staff in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

Ragged Staff (1) §

A tree branch with side limbs lopped off.

Default alignment: palewise. Proper coloration: brown wood.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

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Ragged Staff (2) §

A tree branch with side limbs lopped off.

Default alignment: palewise. Proper coloration: brown wood.

Source: Boutell’s English Heraldry. Artist: R. B. Utting.

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Ragged Staff (3) §

A tree branch with side limbs lopped off.

Default alignment: palewise. Proper coloration: brown wood.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. Artist: Unknown. (From the arms of Liechtenburg.)

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Staff Topped by a Fleur-de-Lys §

A staff capped with a fleur de lys. Blazoned a “Lilienstab” in German, or a “bâton fleurdelisé” in French. Default alignment: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. Artist: Unknown. (From the arms of Ramstein.)

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Staff Topped by a Trefoil §

A staff capped with a three-leafed clover.

Default alignment: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. Artist: Unknown. (From the arms of von Freßach.)

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Wreathed Staff §

A pole wrapped in two contrasting bands of cloth. Blazoned “a staff wreathed tincture and tincture.”

May be positioned as an ordinary and blazoned “a fess wreathed tincture and tincture,” or “a pale wreathed...,” “a bend wreathed...,” etc.

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