Scorpions Pelon
Scorpions Pelon
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Scorpions Pelon

  • Cloth $66 $66 $0 New
  • Cloth $66 $66 $0 New
  • Day on the Green #1
Item Number:
  • OCS850831-B-PE
  • Aug 31, 1985
  • 15 7/8" x 20 1/8"

Pelons are extremely rare "practice pieces" for the early t-shirt designs. Before production was initiated, the image or design was tested on cotton cloth or burlap to determine the color and line accuracy of the piece. Only a few of the "tests" were preserved once the design was deemed acceptable and the t-shirt went into production.

Bill Graham's Day on the Green concerts were the first prototypes of "festival" shows - multi performer sets in stadium settings. Staged on the lawn of the Oakland Coliseum, the Day on the Green concerts were a summer series started in 1973 that continued until shortly after Graham's death in 1991.