Folk Arts and Designs of Luzon


  •  indigenous - native to the place 
  • pre-historic - the period before any written records were made 
  • comparisons - to look at two different objects, artworks, creations and compare them according to selected criteria. 
  • pay-yo – rice terraces in Banawe, Battad, Hungduan and other places
  •  abel – handwoven cotton textile of the Ilocos region. 
  •  vakul – head covering of people in Batanes made of natural grass for rain or sun 
  •  lingling-o –bronze amulets worn by the Ifugaos, which are fertility symbols. 
  •  burnay - hand molded pottery found only in the Ilocos region buri - the raw material from a plant, used for making mats. 
  •  piña – fabric woven from fine pineapple fiber barong tagalong- men‟s formal shirt with handmade embroidery, famous in Lumban, 
  • Laguna higantes – giant papermache figures that are bigger than man, paraded during a festival in
  • Angono kiping - leaf-shaped decorative hanging brightly colored, that is used for the harvest Festiva (Pahiyas) l in Lucban and other towns in Quezon. 

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