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FLAGS OF SULU BEFORE 1899 - PART 5

SULU SULTANATE FLAGS AND SYMBOLS

FLAG OF THE "PIRATAS JOLOANOS"
Flag of the "piratas joloanos " captured in the Guimaras islands(Calabazas and Unisan) in may-july 1861 by spanish troops of the lieutenant of Navy, Don Vicente Carlos Roca.

FLAG CAPTURED BY SPANISH TROOPS IN 1887

Flag captured bt spanish troops in april 16- 1887 in the kota of Maybung.
One of the motif on the flag is the "zul-fiqar" or" sword of Ali "

"SAMBULAYAN" OF THE PIRATES IRANUN AND SAMAL BALANGINGI

"Sambulayan " of the pirates Iranun and Samal Balangingi captured in the island of Balangingi by spanish troops of Don Narciso Claveria General Captain of the Philippines and Count of Manila.Feb 21, 1848 .


DETAIL OF THE FLOWER MOTIF *

Details of the kris scabbard with four petals flowers


















KALIS WITH FLOWERS MOTOFS *

The motif of stylized flowers can be also found on old kris scabbards.



SULU SULTANATE PANJI
Sulu Sultanate flag from the catalog written in 1909 by Don Manuel Gonzalez Simancas; catalog of the banners and flags, which were kept in the headquarters of the Disabled. The ancient shrine of Our Lady of Atocha, Madrid, Spain.

SULU SULTANATE PANJI

THE JOANNGA OR LANONG , ANOTHER TYPICAL BOAT OF THE SULU AREA
























* Images provided by Ron Zambarrano from his weapons private collection

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