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    Sale 5001

    Resurrection: Avant-Garde Fashion

    30 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 80

    SEX (1974-1977)

    A GILT LEATHER HOOD

    Price Realised  

    SEX (1974-1977)
    A GILT LEATHER HOOD
    laced at the back


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    A mask of similar design was utilised for the 'Cambridge Rapist' print.

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    Provenance

    Sylvain Sylvain, guitarist of the New York Dolls. According to Sylvain, McLaren commissioned this mask for him to wear as stage gear.