Mantle and pavilion (heraldry)
In heraldry, a mantle is a symbol of sovereign power and is generally reserved for royalty. In some cases, its use has also been granted to other nobles, in recognition of particular merits. In ordinary rendering, the mantle is usually crimson and lined with ermine.
Arms of the Dutch monarch, with a mantle and pavilion
Greater arms of Sweden, featuring a purple mantle but with no pavilion
Mantle and princely hat of a Prince of the Holy Roman Empire
Heraldic ornaments of a duke and peer of France
Mantle and coronet of a Grandee of Spain
Historical mantle and chapeau of a Scottish feudal baron
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- Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles (1909). A Complete Guide to Heraldry. London & Edinburgh: T.C. & E.C. Jack. p. 401.
- Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles (1909). A Complete Guide to Heraldry. London & Edinburgh: T.C. & E.C. Jack. p. 400.
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