Elizabethan cartouches

Elizabethan cartouchesOn this page you can download the collection of designs called Elizabethan cartouches. These  cartouche designs we found in an old book that contains many examples of ornamental work. Beneath these cartouches illustration , it is noted: Elizabethan – Schields.  
 
A cartouche design is usually a carved decoration or drawing in the shape of an oval shield or scroll with rolled-up ends, which was used in architecture and decorative art ornamentally or bearing an inscription. Designs like these are rarely used today, but we hope that those who do need them will be thrilled to find this collection of quality-drawn cartouche designs.
 
All the cartouches that you can download here are under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported  license.
 
In the picture above you can see what they look like and you can download them in 2D CAD file format (dwg) or vector file formats (svg or eps).
 
Click on the links below to download these beautiful cartouche designs.