Samuel Francois uses manufactured dolls in this tower-like assemblage celebrating water spirits of Vodou. Separated into two sections, the top altar features three representations of Lasiren. The bottom altar, based on a European chromolithograph of the Mater Dolorosa (Our Lady of Sorrow), features a sequined and bejeweled doll who represents Ezili Freda, considered by some to be the sister of Lasiren.
Source: Drewal, Henry John. (2008) “Mami Wata: Arts for Water Spirits in Africa and Its Diasporas”, Los Angeles, UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History. page 156