Eleke Orisha Obatala - White
18"" Long Symbol of peace and purity, also the father of mankind. OBATALA: He is the king of the white cloth. a symbol of peace and purity. He is also the father of mankind & the messenger of Olofi IDENTIFICATION: Our Lady of Mercy FEAST DAY: September 24th NUMBERS: 8 & all its multiples COLOR: White
These elekes are "loosely tied off" for ceremonial purposes.