Lot 7F: Prince "Purple Rain" Set Used Long Purple Lace Overcoat W/COA & Letter of Provenance

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March 24, 2018
AGOURA HILLS, CA, US

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Description: Prince "Purple Rain" Set Used Long Purple Lace Overcoat W/COA & Letter of Provenance - This beautiful lace overcoat was used on the set of the 1984 American rock musical drama film, "Purple Rain". The film stars Prince in his acting debut playing "The Kid," a quasi-biographical character as the film was developed to showcase Prince's talents and contains several concert sequences. The film grossed more than $68 million at the box office in the United States and over $80 million worldwide, thus making a large profit on its $7.2 million budget. The film won an Academy Award for Best Original Song Score, the last to receive the award. The overcoat is constructed of a purple lace material, with silver embroidered details. The piece will be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity, along with a letter of provenance dated 1999 from the original owner of the piece, who states that her mother-in-law worked as a set decorator for Warner Bros. Studios and gave her the piece as a gift. Prince (1958-2016) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist, actor, and director. He was known for his electric work, flamboyant stage presence, extravagant dress and makeup, and wide vocal range. His innovative music integrated a wide variety of styles, including funk, rock, R&B, new wave, soul, psychedelia, and pop. He sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. He won eight Grammy Awards, six American Music Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and an Academy Award for the 1984 film Purple Rain. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004.
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