Posted 4 years ago
All I know about the history of this remarkable hippie era artifact is that it was one of three and came out of a now defunct Harrisburg, PA vintage shop. I have never seen this kind of "controlled" tie-dye before. My feeling is this was likely created for an anti-Vietnam War protest, perhaps on a campus near Harrisburg... the label puts it in the right period. I also surmise the holes around the target were purposely created, along with the "Blood" stains smeared here and there for effect when the protestor may have fallen to the ground. Incredible piece, and highly unusual.