wall hangings

Pelican Dreams
(c) 2003, 42" x 34"
machine pieced and quilted
commercial cottons

A pelican’s pouch can hold three times more than its stomach. This California Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) is in breeding plumage – check out its red pouch. He is dreaming of all he could be catching and eating: Mackerel, herring and mullet swim through the sky, and sardines through the water.