Freddie Mercury: A World of His Own | The Evening Sale

Freddie Mercury: A World of His Own | The Evening Sale

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Freddie Mercury's stage-worn kimono, 1976

Auction Closed

September 6, 08:20 PM GMT


6,000 - 9,000 GBP

Lot Details


Freddie Mercury’s stage-worn kimono

A kimono for a young woman (furisode), Showa period, 20th century

The long-sleeved robe in red figured satin silk (rinzu), decorated in tie-dye (kanoko shibori) with scattered stylised fans on a ground of chrysanthemums and scrolling karakusa, red silk interior lining

This piece was acquired by Freddie in Japan on tour in 1976 and worn for the tour's final Japanese concert (Tokyo, 4 June 1976), and then again on stage at the Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh, 1-2 September, 1976.

Please note that the lot is sold without the display stand.


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or image rights in any lot is included with the sale of the lot (including but not limited to

song lyrics, sketches, drawings and garment designs). Queen Productions Limited, Queen

Music Limited and other rights holders reserve all their rights.


No right to exhibit in public or reproduce this lot is included with the sale of this lot

without the prior written consent of Queen Productions Limited, who shall act in good faith

to consider any such requests.