|T'nalak, the ultimate cultural emblem of the Province of South Cotabato is among the traditional Philippine textiles featured in the latest special stamps released by PHLPost. Photo from PHLPost Facebook page.|
Here's another set of must-collect postage stamp released by the Philippine Postal Corporation in commemoration of the National Heritage Month.
Showcased in the special stamps are some traditional Filipino textiles including the Ben Buyus T'nalak textile of the T'boli's in South Cotabato, a pisyabit of the Tausug and photographs of a delicately embroidered piña handkerchief, a T’boli maiden wearing a traditional malong, and Lilia Tasib - a B’laan weaver from Malungon, Sarangani weaving a tabih ftarang.
The limited edition special textile-printed-on-stamp are the first 3D matte laminated stamps issued by PHLPost. These are now available in all post offices nationwide. The block of four stamps can be availed for only P30.each.