A cardigan that was worn the singer Kurt Cobain a live appearance on MTV has broken the record the most expensive cardigan ever sold at auction. An anonymous buyer forked an astonishing $334,000 for the piece apparel. The cardigan was part of a two-day sale of rock memorabilia the Hard Rock Cafe in New York. It attracted a lot of attention pre-auction when the auction house described it as being "one the most famous sweaters music history". Cobain wore the olive green acrylic and mohair cardigan while performing live the TV show MTV Unplugged in November 1993 his band Nirvana. He played a largely acoustic set his favorite songs and cover songs.
The cardigan was made the maker Manhattan. It has reportedly never been washed Cobain last wore it and has a hole it from a cigarette burn. The cardigan was previously bought in 2015 by a buyer who wished to remain anonymous but has since spoken his purchase. The owner described the responsibility he felt owning such a famous piece rock and roll history. He told reporters: "I thought, 'Oh, now I'm also going to be responsible this.' It was kind like when my children were born years ago - I was so happy to see them, but then I was , 'Oh no.'" For those who cannot afford auctions, Mr Cobain's daughter has started a fashion collection called Kurt Was Here.