Badge of the week ~ Sanat Mes, Iran
26 July ~ Last week we featured the badge of Hong Kong's TSW Pegasus, the centrepiece of which is a rampant winged horse of burnished gold, rearing up in a kind of Hi-Ho Silver way. A noble vision, heroic and rare. The Sanat Mes version of the same mythological creature is a pair of bespectacled orange winged horses who believe they are being followed. This image refers to an Iranian horse myth – which has almost certainly been adapted into a difficult novel by Salman Rushdie – that tells of two orange winged horses who went into hiding after displeasing a minor deity. Read more
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