|Diapering: Heraldic term referring to the field
or a charge being decorated with damask or
arabesque or knotwork in a lighter or darker
shade of the tincture it is on. Thus it gives
ornamentation without being a part of device.
|Note: In the above example, the field is diapered
with light gold on dark gold and the chief is
diapered with light green on dark green.
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