Several Iwa

Vodou spirits on the right:
(all: textile, spangles, glass pearls and wood)
Rèn Mari Lwiz
(Queen Marie-Louise, sitting with child)
Height: 125 cm
The wife of Haiti’s King Henri-Christophe who became a lwa after her death.
Danmbala is the holiest lwa. He is the father of all lwa. His colour is white. His animal is a snake.
H. 169 cm
Marasa Twa Dosou-Dosa
The Marasa Twa trinity ensures abundance.
H. 71 cm

© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Iwa (spirits)

Examples of the countless lwa, found in diverse regions and temples, as well as other worshipped beings.

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