The music legend’s signature high-collar silk shirt with a jabot Prince It was sold for 33,000 dollars (more than 30,000 euros) in Boston in an auction that included other pieces that sold for a total of $675,000, the auction house announced Monday RR Auction.
The shirt is one of 164 items that belonged to the rock star, who died of an accidental fentanyl overdose at the age of 57 in 2016, sold by that auction house. The objects were collected by a Parisian businessman and totaled $675,000, RR Auction announced.
He ‘Minneapolis Boy’ He wore the shirt with faux French cuffs and faux pearl buttons during his tour Purple Rain Tourin which he gave 98 concerts in North America between 1984 and 1985.
The businessman “maintained ties to Prince’s inner circle two decades ago…the extensive collection shows the evolution of Prince’s wardrobe throughout his career,” the auction house said.
Other items auctioned were Prince’s golden cross necklace, for which $40,514 was paid, and blue high-heeled boots from the tour. Act Iwhich sold for $24,079.