Brazilian Ex-votos | 85 Images

Ex-voto sculpture in Brazil is unique to the impoverished Northeast where many "Houses of Miracles" attached to churches contain countless pieces of wooden body parts (ex-votos), evidence of a miracle performed, like a cure for a disease or injury.  

The article "Miracles in the Backlands – Aspects of Africa in Brazilian Ex-Voto Sculpture" can be read here

Also read our blog post on this website: 
Brazilian Ex-Votos: Miracles Carved in Wood

Our spectacular Brazilian ex-voto collection consists of over 200 unique pieces. 

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Ex-Voto Heads: No Two are Ever Alike
Ex-Voto Heads: No Two are Ever Alike
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