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