Katipunan Member’s Identity Based on Outfit
The KKK involves three ranks of membership:
- Kawal, and
Similar with today’s military uniform in the Philippine Army, part of the Katipunan member’s clothing indicates their rank on the organization.
The Katipon (member) wears a black hood that is marked by a white triangle-shaped robbin with letters Z, Ll, and B inside.
The Kawal (Soldier) wears a green hood marked by a triangle of white lines with letters, Z, Ll, and B placed at three angles. The Kawal also wears a triangular medallion with the Baybayin (letter image above) engraved in the middle.
The Bayani (Patriot) wears a red mask with a white triangle containing the letters K, K, K, Zz, Ll, and B. The Bayani also wears a red sash with green borders.
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