Showcasing the art and ritual of the African and African-diaspora religions

Burlap suit (Traje de Gala) for San Lázaro/Afimalle/Asojano/Babalú Allé

Catalog Number: B345


Lenght: 71.12cm / 28 inches
Width: 54.61cm / 21.5 inches

Lenght: 83.82cm / 33 inches
Width (streched out) :  53.34cm / 21 inches
Width (regular) : 30.48cm /12 inches

Religion and Denomination: Ocha (Cuba, Yoruba)
Transatlantic Family of Religion: Orisha
Country of Origin: Cuba
Ethnographic Origin: Caribbean
Materials: Cloth
Usage: Ritual (non-yet-used)
Detailed Description of Significance:

The burlap invokes the texture symbolically associated with this lord of skin diseases.