Irene Reed
Flamingo Tea

Irene Reed (American, 1946-2012)
Flamingo Tea 2004
crocheted cotton, metallic thread, Trapunto quilting, fabric
14.25 x 9.5 x 7.5″
Kamm Collection 2004.56.5

Fiber artist Irene Reed created this flamingo sculpture in two parts. The bird’s body is actually a purse that rests on a stand. The entire piece is crocheted with the base having quilted fabric “leaves”.

See more of Reed’s work here at the Purse Museum website.