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If the family bore arms, the hatchment, emblazoned with this emblem, was hung upon the door.Domestic Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century|Annie Lash Jester
There is the inverted triangular plan, and the shield or hatchment form.Of the Decorative Illustration of Books Old and New|Walter Crane
I refer to the methods of depicting arms upon hatchments, and more particularly to the hatchment of a married woman.A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
If for a bachelor the hatchment bears upon a shield his arms, crest, and other appendages, the whole on a black ground.
It is thus easy to discern from the hatchment the sex, condition and quality, and possibly the name of the deceased.