3658 – Haitian Vodou Figure

Physical description:
Pink feathered scarf and black hat, pearl necklace, black lace decoration. Skeletal features.
Museum classification:
Poppets, Pins and Power: The Craft of Cursing
Size:
40 cm x 20 cm
Information:

A Haitian Vodou figure on a wooden plinth.  Of the Baron Samedi type.

More details to follow.

On Loan for 'Poppets, Pins and Power: The Craft of Cursing' exhibition 2017.

Resource:
Object
Materials:
Wood, straw, feather, lace, plastic pearls, paint, felt
Copyright ownership:
MWM