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FLAGS OF SULU BEFORE 1899 - 2

FLAG OF THE SULU SULTANATE CAPTURED IN THE GUIMARAS ISLANDS.
Flag of the Sulu Sultanate captured by spanish troops in Guimaras islands, may-june 1861.
Note the central symbol, probably the gates of Mecca.
All the flags before 1899 are in the collections of the "Museo del Ejercito" of Madrid, Spain , the pictures are provided by Dr. Luis Sorando, curator of the vexillological Section of that museum.
"BANDERA JOLOANA" CAPTURED BY SPANISH IN THE ISLAND OF BALANGINGI, FORT OF SIPAC, FEB. 21, 1848
"Bandera de los piratas joloanos "captured by spanish in the Balangingi island, Fort of Sipac; the Iranun and Samal Balangingi flag do not have the Sultan symbols because they were under the role of the Sultanate but they were pirates or better corsairs.
FLAG CAPTURED IN GUIMARAS ISLANDS
This flag was captured in the Guimaras islands in 1861, by spanish troops; once again we can find a representation of a fantastic animal , maybe symbol of a Panglima.
FLAG CAPTURED IN 1861
This flag captured with some other flags in the Guimaras Islands in 1861 have the typical colors of the flags of the Sulu area: blue, red, yellow, black and white; the central motif seems to be another representation of the Mecca Door .
FLAG OF JOLO ISLAND

Flag of Jolo, captured in the Kota of Maybung by the soldiers of the King of Spain in april 16, 1887. the central figure is a fantastic creature.
SAMBULAYAN

This sambulayan was taken by spanish in 1851 , it is very big; his measures are 12,36 m. X 5,36 m.
The color are the typical of Sulu: red, blue and white.

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