Saint Jacques/Ogou Sequinned Vodou Banner

Saint Jacques/Ogou Sequinned Vodou Banner
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Saint Jacques/Ogou Sequinned Vodou Banner
Saint Jacques/Ogou Sequinned Vodou Banner
Saint Jacques/Ogou Sequinned Vodou Banner
SKU: GV/D-1313

Sequins and beads on fabric
(34 1/2 x 41), c.2013

Georges Valris - Port-au-Prince, Haiti, c.2003 (photograph by Marilyn Houlberg. Reproduced with permission).

Georges Valris was born in1953, in Cavaillon, Haiti. Valris had worked as a basket-maker, in a clothing factory and as a stevedore on a cruise ship before a friend showed him the technique of sewing sequins used in vodou flags. He sold his first flag to Galerie Marassa in Port-au-Prince, and went on to successfully market his flags to galleries, collectors and tourists.

$ 850