"Argent, a fess gules" describes the red (gules) stripe (fess) on the silver (argent) field.
Narrower horizontal stripe on shield
Bend, slanted stripe on shield.
Fesse, broader horizontal stripe
Pale, vertical stripe on shield
Paly, vertical stripes
"The effect of horizontal movement in shortening figure as eye travels from side to side." —Kinne,…
An Australian shield.
An African equid best known for their distinctive black and white stripes.