12 June 2012,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 15,000
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A red and blue cotton waistcoat with nehru-style collar, appliqued with flowers and foliate motifs and trimmed with tassels and beads -- owned by Jimi Hendrix in the late 1960s and given to Prince 'Stash' Klossowski de Rola; accompanied by a document confirming the provenance from Prince Stash (2)
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According to Stash in an interview published in the Ugly Things fanzine, he frequently swapped clothes with the Rolling Stones and with Jimi Hendrix. This waistcoat was given to Hendrix by a fan and Hendrix subsequently gave it to Stash.
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