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    Michael Jackson original costume worn at the 1981 American Music Awards. Michael Jackson original costume worn at the 1981 American Music Awards. This fantastic costume tunic was worn by Michael Jackson during his appearance at the American Music Awards, January 30, 1981, where he accepted two awards for his first solo album "Off the Wall". It features a heavily beaded V-neck sweater of deep red rhinestones with black bands on the sleeves and heavily beaded collar, cuffs and waistband and satin lining. Featuring a zipper closure along a seam from just below the left armpit to left waistband edge. Worn under the V-neck sweater is a white silk dickie with tuxedo collar covered in rhinestones and a black bow tie. This custom-made tunic is seen in scores of images depicting Michael with Diana Ross posing together at the AMA event. Lot includes Michael's gray custom-made silk pants with rhinestone stripes along the outside leg and internal tag handwritten "Michael" (Michael ultimately chose blue jeans over these pants to "dress down" his costume). This historic Jackson piece remains in very good condition.

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    December, 2013
    18th Wednesday
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