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A Case for the Veneration and Preservation of Hippie Embroidery

In the 1980s and 1990s, hippie craft faced a backlash from which it has yet to recover. The work, like the movement itself, became stigmatized as garish and stupidly cheerful, made by barefoot, doped-up mamas. One subgenre consigned to particularly harsh obscurity was hippie embroidery—images inspired by drugs, the sexual revolution, and the Age of [... more ...]
Posted in ISSUE #1 WINTER 2007 | Also tagged , | 1 Comment