"SOLD for $334,000! A vintage cardigan sweater worn by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana's MTV Unplugged performance in 1993," it said on Twitter.
Initially, the cardigan's price was estimated at $200,000-$300,000. According to CNN, it became the most expensive sweater ever sold at auction.
Does anyone remember watching Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged concert back in the day when MTV was cool? Kurt Cobain’s famed green cardigan from Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged concert sold for $334,000 at auction, establishing a new record for the most expensive sweater ever sold at auction. pic.twitter.com/J73uvrwZSl— Central Mega Pawn (@centralpawnshop) October 26, 2019
The cardigan was obtained from Jackie Farry, a nanny of Cobain's daughter. According to her handwritten note published by the auction house, she received the sweater from Cobain's widow, Courtney Love, shortly after his death.
SOLD for $334,000! A vintage cardigan sweater worn by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana's MTV Unplugged performance in 1993.— Juliens Auctions (@JuliensAuctions) October 26, 2019
Sold in our "Icons & Idols: Rock 'N' Roll" auction at the @HardRockCafeNYC and online at https://t.co/ahsXX38A8G! #JuliensAuctions #Auction #KurtCobain #Nirvana pic.twitter.com/lnxaTpxuoJ
Also, the house sold Cobain's guitar, a sky blue Fender Mustang Custom which he played during In Utero tour, for $340,000.