Prince's "Purple Rain" Glove Sells For $26,000

AllHipHop Staff

The Purple One's glove fetched a huge amount of money during an auction.

(AllHipHop News) A lace glove Prince wore during his 1984 Purple Rain tour has sold for more $26,000.

The late singer, who passed away at the age of 57 in 2016, wore the rhinestone-adorned white lace glove for a gig at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky on 15 December 1984.

Bosses at Los Angeles' Nate D. Sanders Auctions hosted an online sale that ended with the accessory attracting a top bid of $26,121.

The musician, full name Prince Rogers Nelson, originally intended to throw the glove into the audience after the performance, but it fell into some lighting scaffolding and was retrieved by Terry Wayne Lewis, a Rupp Arena contractor.

A letter from Terry accompanies the glove, as does a document proving he was working at the venue at the time of the gig.

"Purple Rain," which doubled as the soundtrack to the film of the same name, was Prince's sixth and most beloved album.

It is regularly cited as one of the greatest records of all time.

The legendary singer died at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota from an accidental fentanyl overdose in April 2016.