SARIMANOK

Posted: February 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

SARIMANOK

It is the legendary bird that has become a ubiquitous symbol of Maranao art. It is depicted as a fowl with colorful wings and feathered tail, holding a fish on its beak or talons. The head is profusely decorated with scroll, leaf, and spiral motifs. It is said to be a symbol of good fortune,,now interpreted in contemporary art piece using scrap metals- first of its kind.

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