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A hospital gown worn by legendary rocker Kurt Cobain during an iconic Reading Festival set has emerged for sale for £40,000. ($50,000)
The Nirvana frontman chose the unusual attire to poke fun at media speculation about his wellbeing ahead of their performance on August 30, 1992.
He was pushed on stage in a wheelchair and pretended to collapse before jumping up and delivering a blistering set considered to be one of the band's finest.
Two years later Cobain committed suicide and his on-off partner Courtney Love gave the gown to a shocked fan who had attended a vigil for him.
The fan kept hold of it for 25 years before deciding now to consign it for sale with US auction house RR Auctions.