Benin Voodoo Fetish Effigy

$1,200.00

Late 19th century. Canvas construction soft like a hat, exterior is covered with a mix of chicken’s feet, bird heads, goat horns and other sinister looking accoutrements. Benin’s curious culture represents the starting point of Voodoo. Even to this day, Vodun (as they call it there) remains the official religion.

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Late 19th century. Canvas construction soft like a hat, exterior is covered with a mix of chicken’s feet, bird heads, goat horns and other sinister looking accoutrements. Benin’s curious culture represents the starting point of Voodoo. Even to this day, Vodun (as they call it there) remains the official religion.
Ex. Billy Jamieson collection
22 in. tall