PHLPost Marketing Manager Eric Tagle (second from right) presented to Senator Sonny Angara the special stamps commemorating the ingenuity of traditional Philippine textiles in line with the celebration of the National Heritage Month held at SM Aura last May 30, 2014. The stamps are printed in 3D matte tactile and embossed laminated.
HABI The Philippine Textile Council is the publisher (with a grant from the Museum Foundation of the Philippines) of A JOURNEY THROUGH PHILIPPINE HANDWOVEN TEXTILES, a layman's guide to the rich and varied weaving traditions of the archipelago.
From the northern tip of Luzon, to the southernmost islands of Sulu and Tawi-Tawi, small groups of weavers continue to sustain an age-old craft that precedes the centuries of European and American colonization.
Stamp and Official First Day Covers is available starting May 30, 2014 at the Post Shop, Philately and Museum Division, Manila Central Post Office and at all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.