Division of the field
Escutcheons that have more then one tincture are divided by lines and each has an
heraldic name expressive of it's form. Partition lines are those which divide the field
of the escutcheon into any numbers of parts. Below are names and figures of
those most commonly used in heraldic design.
References material are taken from following heraldry publications
a.) A practical manual of heraldry and of heraldic illuminations
- publish 1864
b.) A dictionary of heraldry - published 1889c.) The elements
of heraldry - published 1866
Heraldry schield partitions
Heraldry Shield Divisions- Ordinaries
Bar, Fesse, Frett, Orle, Flanches
The Divisions of the shield are called partition lines.
Fesse , Badge