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Drum (asòto) made of wood and skin, 19th-20th century, 142 x 52 cm.

Drum (asòto) made of wood and skin, 19th-20th century, 142 x 52 cm.

© Musée du Panthéon national haïtien (MUPANAH)
Saint Jacques flag, cloth embroidered with sequins, 19th-20th century, 79 x 77 cm.

Saint Jacques flag, cloth embroidered with sequins, 19th-20th century, 79 x 77 cm.

© Fondation pour la préservation, la valorisation et la production d'oeuvres culturelles haïtiennes (FPVPOCH)
Ritual maraca (asson) and bell, 19th-20th century, asson: 29 x 10 cm.

Ritual maraca (asson) and bell, 19th-20th century, asson: 29 x 10 cm.

© FPVPOCH
Wooden Bawon cross, glass, cloth and metal, 19th-20th century, height: 122 cm.

Wooden Bawon cross, glass, cloth and metal, 19th-20th century, height: 122 cm.

© FPVPOCH
Altarpiece painted by Wilson Bigaud, ca. 1960, 160 x 196 cm.

Altarpiece painted by Wilson Bigaud, ca. 1960, 160 x 196 cm.

© Eglise épiscopale d’Haïti
Iron cross from the old Cathedral of Port-au-Prince, ca. 1850, 138 x 99 cm.

Iron cross from the old Cathedral of Port-au-Prince, ca. 1850, 138 x 99 cm.

© MUPANAH

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Material
Metals | Textiles | Wood | Clay
Type
Architectural elements | Religious and ceremonial objects | Sculptures | Textiles and clothing | Furniture | Utensils and vessels | Accessories and jewellery
Details
Large diversity of objects, essentially voodoo and Christian (and sometimes Freemason). The voodoo objects are often decorated and made from vegetal elements, textiles, metals, clay or cement. They are functional, figurative or abstract: sculpture, furniture, containers, jewellery | and clothing.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Haitian Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Haiti
Period
Colonial and Republican